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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 »

NCUA Proposes Rules Under Dodd-Frank

Banking, Executive Compensation As required by the Dodd-Frank Act, the Board of the National Credit Union Administration, or NCUA, voted to approve a draft interagency proposed rule establishing general requirements for incentive-based compensation arrangements for “covered” financial institutions.  Dodd-Frank requires the NCUA, Federal Reserve, FDIC, Federal Housing Finance Agency, OCC, OTS, and SEC to jointly prescribe regulations... Read more →

by   |   March 1, 2011

How to Get Out of the Municipal Advisory Business

Broker-Dealer, Municipal Advisors The Dodd-Frank Act requires municipal advisors to register with the SEC, and as a result, with the Municipal Securities Rule Making Board, or MSRB.  The question remained, once... Read more →

by   |   February 28, 2011

Fed Issues Final Rule and Proposed Rule on Escrow Account Requirements for Home Mortgage Loans

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has issued a final rule and requested public comment on a proposed rule under Regulation Z to revise the escrow account requirements for certain home... Read more →

by   |   February 24, 2011

Another No Vote on the Way?

Public Companies and Securities Tyco International has filed additional definitive proxy materials.  The filing states “Further, one of the larger proxy advisory firms, ISS Proxy Advisory Services, has... Read more →

by   |   February 22, 2011