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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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New SEC Chair Announces Guiding Principles

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Banking, Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities In remarks before the Economic Club of New York, new SEC Chairman Jay Clayton discussed eight guiding principles: Principle #1: The SEC’s mission is our touchstone. Investors and capital markets will suffer if the SEC strays from its mission or emphasizes one principle over the others. Principle #2: Our analysis starts and ends with the […] Read more →

by   |   July 12, 2017

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... 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