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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 »

Court Finds Dodd-Frank Does Not Apply to Foreign Whistleblowers


Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York recently dismissed a case with prejudice by an employee whistleblower that lived in Taiwan.  The court stated there is no evidence that Congress intended the ant-retaliation provisions of Dodd-Frank to apply extraterritorially. Check frequently for updated information on the JOBS Act, the […] Read more →

by   |   October 27, 2013


PCAOB Adopts Standards for Broker-Dealer Audits

Broker-Dealer, Uncategorized The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, or PCAOB, adopted two attestation standards pertaining to audits of brokers and dealers. The PCAOB also adopted an auditing standard... Read more →

by   |   October 12, 2013


SEC Enforcement Doubts Accounting Fraud Has Dropped and What It Is Doing About It

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Andrew Ceresney, SEC Co-Director of the Division of Enforcement, recently gave a talk on financial reporting and accounting fraud.  Mr. Ceresney reviewed statistics showing... Read more →

by   |   October 1, 2013

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Mary Jo White on Criteria for Seeking Admissions of Wrongdoing and Enforcement Priorities

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized In a recent speech, SEC Chair Mary Jo White spoke to the types of cases where admissions of wrongdoing might be appropriate.  According to Chair White, candidates potentially... Read more →

by   |   September 26, 2013