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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

Here Comes Proxy Access

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Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has announced that it will “consider” the adoption of proxy access rules on August 25, 2010.  It is probably a safe bet that when they are done “considering” the issue they will adopt final rules.  Sometimes the final rules are not available for immediate publication and availability is delayed for a couple of […] Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2010

Stacks of Coins

Federal Reserve System Issues Proposed Rule on Jumbo Mortgage Loans

Banking The Federal Reserve Sytsem has issued a proposed rule under Regulation Z issued pursuant to the Truth in Lending Act.  The proposed rule would implement Section 1461 of the... Read more →

by   |   August 17, 2010

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SEC and CFTC to Hold Roundtable on Governance and Conflicts of Interest in Clearing and Listing of Swaps

Banking, Energy, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities On August 20, 2010, commencing at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 12:00 p.m., staff of the SEC and CFTC (the “Agencies”) will hold a public roundtable discussion at which... Read more →

by   |   August 17, 2010

Swap Rulemakings—CFTC & SEC Hit the Starting Blocks

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance As the CFTC’s first move in its monumental task of implementing the swap trading provisions of Dodd-Frank, the agency yesterday announced a joint Advanced Notice of Proposed... Read more →

by   |   August 14, 2010