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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 »

Municipal Advisers Must Register With the SEC by October 1

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Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities The Securities and Exchange Commission announced on September 2, 2010, that it has adopted a temporary rule requiring municipal advisors to register with the SEC by October 1, a deadline established by the newly-enacted Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Municipal advisors provide advice to state and local governments and other borrowers involved […] Read more →

by   |   September 2, 2010

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CFTC Issues Final Rules on Retail Forex Trading

Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued regulations concerning off-exchange retail foreign currency transactions. The rules implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank... Read more →

by   |   September 1, 2010

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SEC Warns Rating Agencies

Banking, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Securities and Exchange Commission today issued a report cautioning credit rating agencies about deceptive ratings conduct and the importance of sufficient internal controls... Read more →

by   |   August 31, 2010

Attention Public Companies-You Have About 60 Days to Understand the Proxy Access Rules

Public Companies and Securities As many know, the SEC adopted the proxy access rules on August 25, 2010.  The new rules will be effective 60 days from publication in the Federal Register, excepting smaller... Read more →

by   |   August 26, 2010