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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 »

Resources to Update Comp Committee Charter Requirements by July 1

Public Companies and Securities As most listed public companies know, as a result of the Dodd-Frank Act, the stock exchanges have adopted rules regarding the independence of compensation committees and their advisers.  NASDAQ and the NYSE require the first prong of these rules, which require revisions to compensation committee charters, to be completed by July 1, 2013. You may […] Read more →

by   |   May 3, 2013

Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge to SEC Resource Extraction Rules

Public Companies and Securities In 2012 ,the SEC adopted final rules requiring public companies engaged in certain oil and gas activities to disclose payments made to domestic and foreign governments as required... Read more →

by   |   April 29, 2013

CFPB, FDIC and OCC Move Against Pay Day Lenders

Consumer Protection The CFPB has issued a report on payday and deposit advance loans finding that for many consumers these products lead to a cycle of indebtedness.  The loans generally have three... Read more →

by   |   April 25, 2013

Court Rules Dodd-Frank’s Wells Notice Deadline is Internal

Public Companies and Securities Section 929U of the Dodd-Frank Act provides: Not later than 180 days after the date on which Commission staff provide a written Wells notification to any person, the Commission... Read more →

by   |   April 23, 2013