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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 »

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 CFTC’s External Business Conduct Rule.  In addition, there are two other ISDA protocols that derivative market participants should be familiar with at this time. ISDA March […] Read more →

by   |   June 3, 2013

Fed Issues Study on Interchange Fees for Smaller Debit Card Issuers

Banking, Consumer Protection The Dodd-Frank Act exempted small debit card issuers from the interchange fee standard set forth in the regulations which were adopted, but not from the statute’s prohibition on... Read more →

by   |   May 28, 2013

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... 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