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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

OFR Analyzes Changes in Regulatory Use of Credit Ratings Since Dodd-Frank

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Treasury’s Office of Financial Research has released a brief entitled “Credit Ratings in Financial Regulation: What’s Changed Since the Dodd-Frank Act?” The introductory statement notes “The use of credit ratings in financial regulation created perverse incentives for market participants and contributed to the financial crisis. As part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and... Read more →

by   |   April 24, 2016

New Proposed Rules on Banker Incentive Compensation Released

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Employment, Executive Compensation The National Credit Union Administration, or NCUA, became the first of six Agencies to unveil a revised rule proposal under Section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Act: prohibiting... Read more →

by   |   April 21, 2016

FSOC to Further Study Hedge Fund Leverage

Banking The Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, released an update of its review of asset management products and activities.  The statement notes that its review of the use... Read more →

by   |   April 19, 2016

GAO Says Regulators Should Improve Transparency in Evaluating Banks’ “Living Wills”

Banking GAO has issued a report which noted the FDIC and Federal Reserve have developed separate but similar review processes for determining whether a resolution plan, often referred to... Read more →

by   |   April 12, 2016