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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 »

CFPB Stakes Out Turf

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Consumer Protection Section 1063(i) of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (“Act”), which is otherwise known as Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act, requires the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to publish in the Federal Register a list of the rules and orders that will be enforced by the CFPB. The CFPB has published a notice […] Read more →

by   |   May 31, 2011

MSRB Adopts Dealer Role-Switching Prohibition to Eliminate Conflict of Interest in Municipal Securities Underwriting

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or  MSRB, has adopted a significant rule change to address concerns over conflicts of interest by financial intermediaries in municipal... Read more →

by   |   May 31, 2011

Public Company Disclosures Regarding “Conflict Minerals” Will Affect Private Companies

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed rules mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act that would require new disclosures by public companies concerning conflict minerals that originated in the Democratic... Read more →

by   |   May 30, 2011

MSRB Requests Comment on Supervisory Rule for Municipal Advisors

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, is requesting comment on a proposed rule that would require municipal advisors to adopt a basic supervisory structure to ensure... Read more →

by   |   May 25, 2011