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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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Fed Eases Small Bank M&A Rules

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Banking, M&A The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board has modified its Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement to facilitate the sale of smaller community banks. Under the final rule, a holding company with less than $1 billion in total consolidated assets may qualify under the policy statement, provided it also complies with the qualitative […] Read more →

by   |   April 11, 2015

Fed Governor Says Volker Rule Thresholds Should be Raised

Banking, Private Equity In testimony before a Senate committee, Federal Reserve Governor Daniel K. Tarullo suggested the threshold for the Volker rule should be raised.  He noted the Volcker rule and... Read more →

by   |   March 22, 2015

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CFTC to Shift Enforcement Actions to Administrative Courts

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Litigation The CFTC plans to revive the use of administrative courts to bring enforcement actions for violations of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC regulations, according to recent... Read more →

by   |   March 21, 2015

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CFPB to Allow Consumers to Voice Public Complaints About Financial Companies

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB is finalizing a policy to allow consumers to voice publicly their complaints about consumer financial products and services. When consumers submit a complaint to the... Read more →

by   |   March 19, 2015