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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 »

MSRB Publishes Draft Rule Governing Gifts and Gratuities by Municipal Advisors

Broker-Dealer, Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, is requesting comment on draft amendments to MSRB Rule G-20 (on gifts and gratuities), which would apply the rule to municipal advisors, as well as associated draft amendments to Rule G-8 (on books and records) and Rule G-9 (on preservation of records). Rule G-20 was adopted by the […] Read more →

by   |   February 22, 2011

MSRB Requests Comments on a Draft Rule and Interpretive Notices for Municipal Advisors

Broker-Dealer, Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rule Making Board, or MSRB, is requesting comments on a draft rule and two interpretive notices applicable to municipal advisors. The interpretive notices... Read more →

by   |   February 17, 2011

Beazer, Tyson and Other Say-on-Pay Results Through February 11, 2011

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Developments this week included  another no vote at Beazer Homes and a three-year frequency cycle being approved at Tyson Foods.  Smaller reporting issuers who published a proxy... Read more →

by   |   February 11, 2011

FDIC Adopts Proposed Interagency Rule to Implement the Incentive-Based Compensation Requirement Under the Dodd-Frank Act

Banking, Employment, Executive Compensation The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or  FDIC, today approved a joint proposed rulemaking to implement Section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street... Read more →

by   |   February 7, 2011