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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 Employment

SEC Waives Rule and Reverses Course to Grant Whistleblower Windfall

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Employment, Litigation In August 2013 the SEC whistleblower claims review staff issued a preliminary determination and recommended a whistleblower claim be denied. Although the record demonstrated that the claimant provided original information to the SEC that led to the successful enforcement of a covered action, the preliminary determination recommended that the claimant’s claim be denied because the […] Read more →

by   |   July 31, 2014

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8th Circuit to Determine Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska has certified a question for interlocutory appeal to the Eighth Circuit in the case of Bussing v. COR Clearing, LLC... Read more →

by   |   July 22, 2014

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When is a Consultant an Executive Officer? – SEC Brings Another Case

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has instituted administrative proceedings against a registrant and others alleging that two individuals with prior law violations secretly controlled the operational and... Read more →

by   |   July 16, 2014

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SEC: Don’t Ignore the Habitually Wrong Whistleblower

Broker-Dealer, Employment, Investment Advisers, Litigation, Municipal Advisors, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Mary Jo White recently gave a speech on a number of important matters, including the role of directors as gatekeepers, her views of self-reporting of violations and the... Read more →

by   |   June 24, 2014