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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 »

Fed Proposes Concentration Limits for Financial Institution M&A

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has issued a proposed rulemaking that would implement Section 622 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which prohibits a financial company from combining with another company if the ratio of the resulting financial company’s liabilities exceeds 10 percent of the aggregate consolidated liabilities of all financial companies. Financial companies subject to the concentration […] Read more →

by   |   June 13, 2014

CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Mobile Financial Services

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has launched an inquiry into the opportunities and challenges associated with the use of mobile financial services. As part of the inquiry, the Bureau is exploring how... Read more →

by   |   June 11, 2014

Public Companies: Board Should Review End-User Swap Approvals Annually

Derivatives, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act permits certain end-users to elect to use an exception to the swap clearing requirements under certain conditions, which is referred to as the end-user... Read more →

by   |   June 4, 2014

SEC Approves Additional Changes to FINRA Corporate Financing Rule

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved additional changes to the FINRA Corporate Financing Rule.  The approved changes: expand the circumstances under which members and issuers may negotiate... Read more →

by   |   May 12, 2014