Stinson Leonard Street 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 »

Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claims Subject to Arbitration, Key Distinctions Between Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protections


Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The below article by Sean Colligan was featured in the April issue of Stinson Leonard Street’s Business Torts Update, which focuses on recent developments affecting litigation of securities law, whistleblower, trade secret and non-compete claims. Two recent U.S. District Court decisions hold that whistleblower claims under the Dodd-Frank Act are subject to arbitration under an appropriate... Read more →

by   |   April 30, 2014

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Ignore the First Conflict Minerals Filing

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Securities lawyers eagerly await the first (or the first few) new filings required by law to learn (and of course copy) from them.  So the first conflict minerals filing to... Read more →

by   |   April 27, 2014

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SEC Announcements on Confidential Treatment Requests and Glossy Annual Reports

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The SEC Division of Corporation Finance has recently posted two Division Announcements: As of April 9, 2014, in cases where the SEC staff has determined to grant a request for... Read more →

by   |   April 18, 2014


SEC Lays Out Road Map on Disclosure Reform

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Keith F. Higgins, Director, SEC Division of Corporation Finance, recently laid out the SEC staff’s approach to the much discussed disclosure reform initiative.  Highlights are... Read more →

by   |   April 11, 2014