Stinson Leonard Street Dodd Frank

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 »

CFTC Publishes Whistleblower Proposal—Double Jeopardy for SEC Registrants?

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Public Companies and Securities The CFTC has published its proposed whistleblower rules.  In a keynote address to the Practising Law Institute’s Securities Regulation Institute on November 11, 2010, CFTC Chair Gary Gensler stated the CFTC rules were intended to be the same as the recently announced SEC whistleblower proposal, except where the Dodd-Frank Act required a different result.  That […] Read more →

by   |   November 15, 2010

CFTC to Consider Real-Time Public Reporting of Swap Transaction Data Nov. 19

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Public Companies and Securities The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, will hold a public meeting on Friday, November 19, 2010, to consider the issuance of proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank... Read more →

by   |   November 14, 2010

Stacks of Coins

Notice Requirements for Noninterest-bearing Transaction Accounts

Banking A final rule imposes three notice and disclosure requirements to ensure that Insured Depository Institutions, or IDIs, and depositors are aware of and understand the types of... Read more →

by   |   November 14, 2010

SEC logo

SEC Meeting to Address Investment Advisers Rules on Nov. 19

Derivatives, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The Securities and Exchange Commission will hold an open meeting on November 19, 2010.  The subject matter of the open meeting will be:  The SEC will consider whether to propose... Read more →

by   |   November 12, 2010