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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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Treasury’s Recommendations for the Volcker Rule

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Derivatives The U.S. Department of the Treasury previously issued its first in a series of reports to President Donald J. Trump examining the United States’ financial regulatory system. The report included detailed recommendations regarding the financial regulatory system, many of which would not require further legislation to implement. Some of those recommendations relate to the Volcker […] Read more →

by   |   July 19, 2017

CFTC Revises Record Keeping Requirements

Derivatives The CFTC has issued final amendments to Regulation 1.31 which sets forth the form and manner in which all regulatory records must be kept by records entities. “Records... Read more →

by   |   May 24, 2017

CFTC Revises Whistleblower Rule to Enhance Anti-Retaliation Protection

Derivatives, Employment, Executive Compensation The CFTC has adopted final amendments to its whistleblower rules that will, among other things, strengthen the CFTC’s anti-retaliation protections for whistleblowers and enhance... Read more →

by   |   May 22, 2017

CFTC Requests Public Input on Simplifying Rules

Derivatives The CFTC voted to seek public input on simplifying and modernizing the Commission’s rules. The action is part of an initiative which has been dubbed “Project KISS.”... Read more →

by   |   May 4, 2017