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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 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 incentive-based payment arrangements that the Agencies determine encourage inappropriate risks by certain financial institutions by providing excessive compensation or that could lead to material financial loss; and requiring […] Read more →

by   |   April 21, 2016

GAO Says Financial Regulatory Structure is Fragmented and Inefficient

Banking, Broker-Dealer A GAO study found the U.S. financial regulatory structure is complex, with responsibilities fragmented among multiple agencies that have overlapping authorities. As a result,... Read more →

by   |   March 29, 2016

SEC Brings First Ever Charges Against Municipal Advisors

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Litigation, Municipal Advisors The SEC charged Kansas-based Central States Capital Markets, its CEO, and two employees for breaching their fiduciary duty by failing to disclose a conflict of interest to a... Read more →

by   |   March 15, 2016

T+2 Settlement Gathers Momentum

Broker-Dealer, Municipal Advisors, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized FINRA is seeking comment on proposed amendments to FINRA rules shortening the securities settlement cycle to two days.  The rulemaking notice cites a September 2015 letter in... Read more →

by   |   March 9, 2016