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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 »

Dodd-Frank Banking

Bad People Can’t Buy Failed Banks

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Banking The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, has adopted a final rule to implement section 210(r) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Under that section, individuals or entities that have, or may have, contributed to the failure of a “covered financial company” cannot buy a covered financial company’s assets from the […] Read more →

by   |   April 20, 2014

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OSHA Publishes Interim Rule for Handling Whistleblower Retaliation Complaints

Banking, Consumer Protection, Employment, Litigation OSHA has published the interim final text of regulations governing the employee protection (or whistleblower) provisions of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, or CFPA,... Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2014

Stacks of Coins

Community Banks: OCC Guidance on Volker Rule

Banking The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, or OCC, has issued a short bulletin on compliance with the Volker Rule.  While largely a short restatement of the rule, it contains... Read more →

by   |   March 27, 2014

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Agencies Issue Proposed Rule on Minimum Requirements for Appraisal Management Companies

Banking, Consumer Protection Six agencies have issued a proposed rule that would implement minimum requirements for state registration and supervision of appraisal management companies, or AMCs. An AMC is an... Read more →

by   |   March 24, 2014