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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 »

Dodd-Frank Banking

Volker Rule Compliance for Private Equity and Hedge Funds Extended

Banking, Investment Advisers, Private Equity The Federal Reserve Board has acted under section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, commonly known as the Volcker Rule, to give banking entities until July 21, 2016, to conform investments in and relationships with covered funds and foreign funds that were in place prior to December 31, 2013, which […] Read more →

by   |   December 19, 2014

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SEC Proposes JOBS Act Rules for Exchange Act Registration Requirements

Banking, Public Companies and Securities As mandated by the JOBS Act, the SEC has issued proposed amendments to revise the rules related to the thresholds for registration, termination of registration, and suspension of... Read more →

by   |   December 18, 2014

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What Really Happened to the Swap Pushout Rule and Dodd-Frank Sleepers From Cromnibus

Banking, Derivatives The swap pushout rule was originally embodied in Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  Among other things, it prohibited “federal assistance” to any “swaps entity.” ... Read more →

by   |   December 17, 2014

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More Small Bank Holding Companies to be Eligible for Regulatory Relief

Banking A bill has been presented to President Obama for signature that will make more small bank holding companies eligible for regulatory relief.  The bill directs the Federal Reserve... Read more →

by   |   December 15, 2014