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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

Yahoo! Compensation Litigation – History May Not Repeat Itself but it Often Rhymes

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Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Delaware Court of Chancery has issued an opinion on a Section 220 demand made against Yahoo! No complaint has yet been filed, and although Vice Chancellor Laster speculates on some inferences that can be drawn, no one has proven anyone has done anything wrong. The allegations in the case have eerie parallels to the […] Read more →

by   |   February 3, 2016

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Court Tosses Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claim – No Proof of Whistleblowing or Retaliation

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Yang v. Navigators Group, Inc., the Southern District of New York granted summary judgment for the defendant on a dual pronged complaint claiming unlawful retaliation under the... Read more →

by   |   January 6, 2016

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SEC Publishes 2015 Whistleblower Report

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The SEC published its 2015 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program.  The report indicates the SEC received 3,923 tips in fiscal year 2015, compared to 3,620 tips in... Read more →

by   |   November 22, 2015

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SEC Says there are (Almost) No Excuses for Late Whistleblowers

Broker-Dealer, Employment, Investment Advisers, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced a whistleblower award totaling more than $325,000 for a former investment firm employee who tipped the agency with specific information that enabled enforcement... Read more →

by   |   November 4, 2015