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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 Consumer Protection

“True Lender” Litigation on the Rise: Recent Litigation and Enforcement Actions Challenge Traditional Bank Partnership Model

Banking, Consumer Protection, Litigation Over the last two years the financial industry has seen an uptick in litigation and enforcement actions aimed at banks and their non-bank lending partners. These actions have primarily challenged the validity of the bank partnership model that is used by many non-bank lenders to generate consumer and small dollar business loans. Bank and Non-Bank […] Read more →

by   |   April 2, 2018

U.S. House of Representatives Acts to Create New Category of Exempt Transaction Under the Securities Act of 1933

Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Public Companies and Securities On November 9, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act.  The vote was largely along party lines, with Rep. Walter Jones from North... Read more →

by   |   November 10, 2017

FTC Announces Regulatory Reform Process

Consumer Protection, M&A, Trump The FTC explained it was undertaking the following regulatory reform steps in a press release: New groups within the Bureau of Competition and the Bureau of Consumer Protection... Read more →

by   |   April 17, 2017

SEC and North American Securities Administrators Association Sign Information-Sharing Agreement

Consumer Protection, Crowdfunding On February 17, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the North America Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) entered into an... Read more →

by   |   February 19, 2017