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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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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 services companies from banning consumer class actions as part of mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements and require companies to report certain arbitration data to the CFPB.  If the proposed rule is finalized, […] Read more →

by   |   May 12, 2016

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

Legislation Amending Volcker Rule Passes in House

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... Read more →

by   |   April 27, 2016

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