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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 »

Mandatory Clearing of Swaps Begins

Derivatives Swap dealers, major swap participants and private funds active in the swaps market are required to begin clearing certain index credit default swaps, or CDS, and interest rate swaps that they entered into on or after March 11, 2013. The clearing requirement determination does not apply to those who are eligible to elect an exception […] Read more →

by   |   March 15, 2013

SEC Discloses Data Related to 2012 Complaints

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has disclosed data related to complaints in fiscal year 2012. During Fiscal 2012, the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy closed 29,291 files relating to... Read more →

by   |   February 28, 2013

OFR Posts Updated FAQs on Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs)

Derivatives, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act established the Office of Financial Research, or OFR, within the Treasury Department to improve the quality of... Read more →

by   |   February 20, 2013

GAO is Unable to Quantify Costs and Benefits of Dodd-Frank

Uncategorized The GAO recently published a study in which it reviewed empirical and other studies on the impacts of financial crises and the Dodd-Frank reforms, as well as congressional... Read more →

by   |   February 15, 2013