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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 »

“Bad Actor” Disqualification May Cause Headaches

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Public Companies and Securities Section 926 of the Dodd-Frank Act directs the SEC to issue rules which would prevent the use of Regulation D Rule 506 offerings by certain “bad actors.”  The Dodd-Frank Act directs the SEC to adopt rules similar to the current disqualifiers in Regulation A.  The SEC rules must also prohibit Rule 506 offerings by persons […] Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2010

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Here Comes Proxy Access

Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has announced that it will “consider” the adoption of proxy access rules on August 25, 2010.  It is probably a safe bet that when they are done “considering” the... Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2010

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What Does a Say-On Pay Vote Look Like?

Public Companies and Securities Under the Dodd-Frank Act, listed issuers will be required to include a say-on-pay vote for any shareholder meeting occurring on or after January 21, 2011.  A say-on-pay-vote is a... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2010

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Federal Reserve System Issues Proposed Rule on Jumbo Mortgage Loans

Banking The Federal Reserve Sytsem has issued a proposed rule under Regulation Z issued pursuant to the Truth in Lending Act.  The proposed rule would implement Section 1461 of the... Read more →

by   |   August 17, 2010