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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

CFPB Outlines Expectations on Incentive Compensation

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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 consumer harm if not properly managed. According to the CFPB, tying bonuses or employment status to unrealistic sales goals or to the terms of transactions may intentionally or […] Read more →

by   |   November 30, 2016

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New C&DI’s on Fee Calculations and Form S-8

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC issued three new C&DIs on fee calculations: Question 240.11 Question: An issuer has a Form S-8 on file that registers shares of common stock to be issued upon the... Read more →

by   |   November 9, 2016

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ISS Announces Pay-for-Performance Methodology Updates for 2017

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS announced changes to the methodology underlying its pay-for-performance models for companies in the U.S. and other markets to take effect Feb. 1, 2017. ISS will present... Read more →

by   |   November 8, 2016

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SEC Exams Looking for Whistleblower Violations

Broker-Dealer, Employment, Executive Compensation, Investment Advisers, Litigation SEC staff in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations are examining compliance with key whistleblower provisions arising out of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and... Read more →

by   |   October 24, 2016