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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 »

CFPB Proposes Amendments to Mortgage Rules under RESPA, TILA and ECOA

Consumer Protection In January, the CFPB issued several new mortgage rules under the Dodd-Frank Act.  The CFPB has now issued a proposed rule amending and clarifying those rules with regard to certain questions that have arisen during the implementation process. Among other things, the proposal amends and provides clarification on six major topics. These include: Facilitating the […] Read more →

by   |   June 25, 2013

CFTC Commissioner Says Volker Rule May Be On Life Support

Banking CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton made the following interesting remarks before the Institute of International Bankers, at The Yale Club, in New York City: “First Volcker:  It’s... Read more →

by   |   June 13, 2013

ISDA Risk Disclosure Documents for Swaps

Derivatives The CFTC business conduct rules require swap dealers to disclose the material risks of a particular swap to a counterparty, which may include market, credit, liquidity, foreign... Read more →

by   |   June 7, 2013

Update on ISDA Protocols

Derivatives We previously noted certain matters that needed to be completed by May 1, 2013 for those entities engaged in derivatives transactions to allow swap dealers to comply with the... Read more →

by   |   June 3, 2013