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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

OSHA Publishes Interim Rule for Handling Whistleblower Retaliation Complaints

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Banking, Consumer Protection, Employment, Litigation OSHA has published the interim final text of regulations governing the employee protection (or whistleblower) provisions of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, or CFPA, Section 1057 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. This rule establishes procedures and time frames for the handling of retaliation complaints under CFPA, […] Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2014

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Private Companies Can Have SOX Whistleblowers Too

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, codified at 18 U.SC. §1514A provides in part that: “No [public] company . . . , or any officer, employee, contractor, subcontractor, or... Read more →

by   |   March 5, 2014

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Volker Rule Has Vague Guidance About Prohibited Compensation

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Employment, Executive Compensation The so-called Volker Rule, as required to be implemented by the Dodd-Frank Act, generally prohibits any banking entity from engaging in proprietary trading.  The final rule has... Read more →

by   |   December 10, 2013

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Whistleblowers Can Now File Complaints Online With OSHA

Employment, Litigation Whistleblowers covered by one of 22 statutes (including Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank) administered by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health... Read more →

by   |   December 5, 2013