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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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SEC Charges Chief Compliance Officer with AML Violations

Broker-Dealer, Litigation The SEC announced that John David Telfer, the former chief compliance officer and anti-money laundering (AML) officer of a registered broker-dealer, agreed to a securities industry bar to settle charges in a pending administrative and cease-and-desist proceeding related to gatekeeper failures. The SEC instituted proceedings against Telfer and his former employer Meyers Associates, L.P. (now […] Read more →

by   |   June 14, 2017

FINRA Solicits Comments on Rules Impacting Capital Formation and Proposed Changes to the Corporate Financing Rule

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities In what seems to be a bow to the Trump Administration, FINRA has issued Regulatory Notice 17-14 which broadly seeks comments on FINRA rules that impact capital formation. Specific... Read more →

by   |   April 20, 2017

SEC Approves T+2 settlement; Abides by T+4 settlement for Firm Commitment Deals

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities On February 10th, the SEC took action to formally approve of changes proposed by the NASDAQ Stock Market, NYSE MKT LLC, and New York Stock Exchange LLC’s, to shorten the... Read more →

by   |   February 14, 2017

Trump Requires DOL to Reevaluate the Fiduciary Rule

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Trump Under current law, stockbrokers are only required to recommend suitable investments to their clients. The Department of Labor has issued a so called “fiduciary rule”... Read more →

by   |   February 3, 2017