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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

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CFPB Release Report Critical of Auto Title Loans

Banking, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Litigation On May 18, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a report on auto title loans.  Auto title loans are small-dollar, high interest, loans that are generally used by borrowers to cover emergency expenses between paychecks.  To obtain these loans, borrowers use their vehicles as collateral and the lender holds the vehicle title until […] Read more →

by   |   May 23, 2016

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SEC Issues Guidance on What Makes Non-GAAP Measures Misleading

Public Companies and Securities The SEC issued four new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations on non-GAAP financial measures.  According to the CDIs: Certain adjustments, although not explicitly prohibited,... Read more →

by   |   May 17, 2016

crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Begins With 17 Issuers

Crowdfunding Monday May 16, 2016 was the first day JOBS Act Title III crowdfunding could be used. Below are links to some portals and other information. StartEngine The StartEngine portal... Read more →

by   |   May 16, 2016

enforcement

SEC Enforcement Chief Gives Update on Private Equity

Litigation, M&A, Private Equity Andrew Ceresney, Director, SEC Division of Enforcement, gave his views on the SEC private equity enforcement initiative at a conference. Mr. Ceresney set forth the various... Read more →

by   |   May 15, 2016