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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

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 Carolina’s third district casting the lone Republican dissenting vote.  The Act, as we previously reported here, resurrected a failed bill introduced by Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) […] 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

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Legislation Creating Small Business Advocacy within the SEC Heading to the President’s Desk

Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Public Companies and Securities On December 10, the SEC Small Business Advocate Act was approved by the Senate, clearing the way for signature by the President. The measure, which creates an advocacy office for... Read more →

by   |   December 12, 2016