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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 »

FDIC Announces Jim Wigand as the Director of the New Office of Complex Financial Institutions

Banking The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, announced the appointment of Jim Wigand as the Director of the newly established Office of Complex Financial Institutions, or CFI. The CFI was created to better position the FDIC to carry out its responsibilities under the recently enacted Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  The CFI […] Read more →

by   |   December 15, 2010

Federal Reserve Adopts Proposed Rules to Expand Consumer Protection

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has proposed two rules that would expand the coverage of consumer protection regulations to credit transactions and leases of higher dollar amounts.... Read more →

by   |   December 14, 2010

FDIC Board Sets a Two Percent Designated Reserve Ratio as Part of a Comprehensive Plan for Fund Management

Banking The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, today voted on a final rule to set the insurance fund’s designated reserve ratio, or DRR, at... Read more →

by   |   December 14, 2010

FDIC Board Approves Interagency Proposal to Set Risk-Based Capital Floor for Large Financial Institutions

Banking The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, today approved an interagency proposed rulemaking to implement certain provisions of Section 171 of... Read more →

by   |   December 14, 2010