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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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Hedge Fund COO Makes Admissions in SEC Settlement

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Investment Advisers, Litigation The SEC announced that the former Chief Operating Officer at Harbinger Capital Partners LLC has agreed to settle allegations that he assisted a scheme by the firm and its owner to misappropriate millions of dollars from a hedge fund they managed to pay the owner’s personal taxes. Court approval of the settlement is pending. In […] Read more →

by   |   July 28, 2014

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CFPB Proposes Amendments to Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has proposed a rule to improve information reported about the residential mortgage market. According to the CFPB, the rule would shed more light on consumers’ access to... Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2014

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8th Circuit to Determine Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska has certified a question for interlocutory appeal to the Eighth Circuit in the case of Bussing v. COR Clearing, LLC... Read more →

by   |   July 22, 2014

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Examples of Social Media in M&A Transactions

Public Companies and Securities In April 2014, the SEC provided guidance on the use of social media in M&A and other contexts. Companies have begun to cautiously make use of the guidance but the flood gates... Read more →

by   |   July 20, 2014