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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

Interchange Fee Battle Comes to an End

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Banking The United States Supreme Court has denied a petition for a writ of certiorari in NACS, fka National Association of Convenience Stores, et al., v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.  The denial effectively ends the retailers efforts  to overturn the Federal Reserve’s interchange fee rules which establish a cap of 21 cents […] Read more →

by   |   January 21, 2015

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New Legislation Exempts Swap End Users From Margin Requirements

Banking, Derivatives The House and Senate have passed legislation which provides that swap end-users do not have to provide initial and variation margin for uncleared swaps as previously required by... Read more →

by   |   January 9, 2015

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Democrats Fend Off Changes to Volker Rule and Derivative Matters

Banking, Derivatives The political gamesmanship has begun.  According to Maxine Walters “Republicans attempted to move a package of 11 bills that contained controversial changes to provisions... Read more →

by   |   January 7, 2015

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ISDA Survey Finds End Users Uncertain About New Margin Requirements

Banking, Derivatives Derivatives end users are concerned about the impact of new margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives, with a large number unsure whether they will even have to comply with... Read more →

by   |   January 6, 2015