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

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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 the interests of small businesses within the SEC, came out of the House, where it was first proposed back in October of 2015.  In February […] Read more →

by   |   December 12, 2016

House Passes Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses and Investors Act

Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Crowdfunding, Investment Advisers, Private Equity On Monday, the House of Representatives passed the Creating Financial Prosperity for Businesses and Investors Act (H.R. 6427) (the “Act”) by a vote of 398 to 2. The Act is... Read more →

by   |   December 6, 2016

CFPB Outlines Expectations on Incentive Compensation

Banking, Consumer Protection, Employment, Executive Compensation The CFPB issued a bulletin warning supervised financial companies that creating incentives for employees and service providers to meet sales and other business goals can lead to... Read more →

by   |   November 30, 2016

The New York State Department of Financial Services Proposes Robust Cybersecurity Rules

Banking, Consumer Protection, Insurance, Uncategorized On September 13, 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) proposed new rules that would require certain “Covered Entities” to establish and implement... Read more →

by   |   October 17, 2016