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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 »

SEC Study: No Internal Control Relief for Accelerated Filers

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Public Companies and Securities The SEC released a study that was under Section 989G(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  The Dodd Frank Act required the SEC to conduct a study to determine how the SEC could reduce the burden of complying with Section 404(b) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 for companies whose market […] Read more →

by   |   April 22, 2011

Federal Reserve Proposes Rule Pertaining to a Consumer’s Ability to Repay a Mortgage

Banking, Consumer Protection The Federal Reserve Board has requested public comment on a proposed rule under Regulation Z that would require creditors to determine a consumer’s ability to repay a... Read more →

by   |   April 21, 2011

Treasury Official Comments on Dodd-Frank Implementation

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Energy, Public Companies and Securities Deputy Secretary Neal Wolin delivered remarks on the implementation of Wall Street reform legislation at the Pew Charitable Trusts. In his remarks, Wolin discussed the importance... Read more →

by   |   April 19, 2011

CFTC Commissioner Says No Dodd-Frank Delay Is Necessary

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Derivatives, Energy HR 1573 provides for an 18-month extension for implementing certain derivative provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.  According to CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton, no such extension... Read more →

by   |   April 19, 2011