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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 »

A Review of Golden Parachute Disclosures and Voting in Acquisition Transactions

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act requires an advisory vote on “golden parachute compensation” in connection with a shareholder vote on a merger transaction.  In addition, the SEC requires disclosure of golden parachute compensation in connection with tender offers.  In each case, the disclosures consist of a table including the information set forth in Rule 401(t) of Regulation […] Read more →

by   |   May 16, 2011

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Federal Reserve Proposes Rule under Regulation E to Create New Consumer Protections for Remittance Transfers

Banking, Consumer Protection The Federal Reserve Board has requested public comment on a proposed rule that would create new protections for consumers who send remittance transfers to recipients located in a... Read more →

by   |   May 14, 2011

FDIC Board Approves Proposed Rule on Retail Foreign Exchange Transactions

Banking The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, has approved a proposed rule to adopt requirements for FDIC-supervised institutions that may engage... Read more →

by   |   May 12, 2011

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SEC Grandfathers Existing Advisory Arrangements for Private Equity Groups and Hedge Funds in New Proposed Rules

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC has issued proposed rules regarding performance fees that can be charged by investment advisers.  As a result of changes to the Investment Advisers Act effected by the... Read more →

by   |   May 10, 2011