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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 »

Insurance Group Responds to Dodd-Frank Act

Insurance The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) issued this press release in response to the Dodd-Frank Act.  As we noted here, Dodd-Frank establishes a new agency, the Federal Insurance Office (FIO).  According to NAMIC, “the FIO will play an important role in helping guide federal policy and trade negotiations with regard to property/casualty insurance, […] Read more →

by   |   August 15, 2010

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

SEC Issues Concept Release on Swap Definitions and Announces Roundtable on Clearing and Listing of Swaps

Banking, Energy, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities  Section 712(d) and 721(c) of the Dodd-Frank Act requires the SEC and CFTC to define certain terms such as “swap”, “security-based swap”, “swap dealer”,... Read more →

by   |   August 13, 2010

Steve Quinlivan and Jill Radloff to Speak at Dodd-Frank Seminar

Banking, Employment, Executive Compensation, Insurance, Litigation, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities Steve Quinlivan and Jill Radloff will speak at a seminar sponsored by Minnesota CLE titled “New Wall Street Reform Act.”  Steve is chair of the seminar.  The date of... Read more →

by   |   August 13, 2010

More on the SEC’s Prior Proxy Access Proposal

Public Companies and Securities Jill covered some of the basic points of the SEC’s prior proposal on proxy access here.  My recollection is  the proposal received a record number of comments from the... Read more →

by   |   August 11, 2010