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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 »

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GAO Says FSOC Needs to Improve Transparency, Accountability, and Collaboration

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Banking In testimony before a Congressional subcommittee, a GAO representative noted FSOC still lacks a comprehensive, systematic approach to identify emerging threats to financial stability. In 2012, GAO reported that FSOC’s approach might not help identify new risks or threats that member agencies had not already identified. According to GAO, the Office of Financial Research, or […] Read more →

by   |   September 18, 2014

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Bank Regulators Propose Relaxed Margin Requirements for Corporate End Users of Uncleared Swaps

Banking, Derivatives Five federal agencies have taken a second stab at a  proposed rule to establish margin requirements for swap dealers, major swap participants, security-based swap dealers, and... Read more →

by   |   September 9, 2014

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OCC Specifies ‘Heightened Expectations’ for Board of Director Oversight Responsibilities for Large Banks

Banking The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, or OCC, has adopted guidelines, issued as an appendix to its safety and soundness standards regulations, establishing minimum... Read more →

by   |   September 3, 2014

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Fed Proposes to Repeal Rule Regarding Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices

Banking, Consumer Protection The Federal Reserve Board has requested comment on a proposal to repeal its Regulation AA regarding unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and... Read more →

by   |   August 25, 2014