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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 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 the incentive compensation requirements of Section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Act are directed at concerns generally present only with larger institutions, but the Volcker rule by its terms […] 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

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CFPB Investigating Credit Card Market

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB announced it is seeking public comment on how the credit card market is functioning and the impact of credit card protections on consumers and issuers. This public... Read more →

by   |   March 17, 2015