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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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FSOC = Firing Squad On Capitalism Says SEC Commissioner

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Banking, Broker-Dealer, Insurance Speaking at a conference, SEC Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar’s opening remarks included “In preparing for this speech, I thought a lot about what moniker I could use to best describe the [Financial Oversight Stability Council, or] FSOC.  The Firing Squad On Capitalism.  The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy to Hinder Capital Formation.  The Bully Pulpit of […] Read more →

by   |   July 15, 2014

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New C&DIs on Verification of Accredited Investor Status

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities On July 3, 2014, the SEC released six new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations relating to verification of prospective investors as accredited investors for purposes of Rule... Read more →

by   |   July 5, 2014

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Verifying Accredited Investors in Public Rule 506 Offerings: SIFMA Guidance

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities On June 23, 2014, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) published a memo outlining several specific methods for verifying accredited investor status... Read more →

by   |   June 28, 2014

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SEC: Don’t Ignore the Habitually Wrong Whistleblower

Broker-Dealer, Employment, Investment Advisers, Litigation, Municipal Advisors, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Mary Jo White recently gave a speech on a number of important matters, including the role of directors as gatekeepers, her views of self-reporting of violations and the... Read more →

by   |   June 24, 2014