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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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Legislation Amending Volcker Rule Passes in House

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Banking, Investment Advisers The Investor Clarity and Bank Parity Act (HR 4096) passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Volcker Rule adopted by the regulators limited the ability of bank holding companies and their affiliates, including investment advisers, to sponsor covered funds.  Consequently, according to the current regulations, a covered fund cannot use the name of a […] Read more →

by   |   April 27, 2016

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FDIC Provides Corporate Governance Guidance to Community Banks

Banking, Uncategorized The FDIC issued a special edition of Supervisory Insights, “A Community Bank Director’s Guide to Corporate Governance: 21st Century Reflections on the FDIC Pocket... Read more →

by   |   April 24, 2016

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OFR Analyzes Changes in Regulatory Use of Credit Ratings Since Dodd-Frank

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Treasury’s Office of Financial Research has released a brief entitled “Credit Ratings in Financial Regulation: What’s Changed Since the Dodd-Frank Act?” The... Read more →

by   |   April 24, 2016

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New Proposed Rules on Banker Incentive Compensation Released

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Employment, Executive Compensation The National Credit Union Administration, or NCUA, became the first of six Agencies to unveil a revised rule proposal under Section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Act: prohibiting... Read more →

by   |   April 21, 2016