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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 »

Financial Stability Oversight Council will Hold First Meeting on October 1

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Banking Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, in his capacity as chairperson of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, announced that the Council will hold its first meeting on October 1, 2010 at the U.S. Treasury Department.  The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which President Obama signed into law on July 21, 2010, established the Financial […] Read more →

by   |   September 23, 2010

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Schapiro on Security-Based Swaps

Banking, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Mary Schapiro gave her thoughts on some of the implications of the Dodd-Frank Act for security based swaps in remarks given to the Security Traders Association.  Ms.... Read more →

by   |   September 23, 2010

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More 14a-11 Examples

Public Companies and Securities Filings by public companies continue to include references to Rule 14a-11, which permits shareholders to nominate a director and include the nomination in the registrant’s proxy... Read more →

by   |   September 19, 2010

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SEC Proposes Rules on Window Dressing

Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities The SEC issued proposed rules on short-term borrowing disclosures.  Separately, the SEC issued an interpretive release on the presentation of liquidity and capital resource... Read more →

by   |   September 17, 2010