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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 »

Federal Reserve Sets Course for Rulemaking

Banking, Executive Compensation, Private Equity The Federal Reserve Board has published an expected timeline for rulemaking activities in the first half of 2011.  In the January to March 2011 timeframe, some of the things the Fed expects to accomplish include: The Board will assist the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, in developing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the […] Read more →

by   |   December 26, 2010

First Public Company Receives Benefit of SEC Cooperation Policy—Implications for Whistleblower Claims

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Employment, Insurance, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The first public company received credit for its cooperation as a result of the SEC’s policy with respect to cooperation in investigations and enforcement actions announced in... Read more →

by   |   December 20, 2010

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SEC Proposes Permanent Rule Requiring Municipal Advisors to Register With Agency

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers The SEC has proposed a rule creating a new process by which municipal advisors must register with the SEC.  The proposed rule, required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and... Read more →

by   |   December 20, 2010

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SEC Requests Comment on Credit Rating Standardization Study

Public Companies and Securities The SEC is requesting public comment to help inform its study pursuant to Section 939(h) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 on the... Read more →

by   |   December 20, 2010