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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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Republicans Announce Plans to Replace Dodd-Frank

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Banking, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Public Companies and Securities House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) unveiled details of the Financial CHOICE Act – the Republican plan to replace the Dodd-Frank Act and promote economic growth. CHOICE stands for Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs. It included the expected verbiage about ending “too big to fail and bank bailouts.” Some […] Read more →

by   |   June 7, 2016

CFPB Release Report Critical of Auto Title Loans

Banking, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Litigation On May 18, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a report on auto title loans.  Auto title loans are small-dollar, high interest, loans that are generally... Read more →

by   |   May 23, 2016

CFPB Proposes Controversial Rule to Limit Use of Arbitration Agreements

Banking, Broker-Dealer, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Litigation On May 5, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a long-awaited and highly-controversial proposed rule that, if adopted, would prohibit certain financial... Read more →

by   |   May 12, 2016

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Fed Wants Limits on Qualified Financial Contracts of Large Banks

Banking The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is inviting comment on a proposed rule to promote U.S. financial stability by improving the resolvability and resilience of... Read more →

by   |   May 4, 2016