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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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3rd Circuit Holds Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claim Subject to Arbitration

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Broker-Dealer, Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Khazin v. TD Ameritrade the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that securities-related retaliation claims brought under Dodd-Frank pursuant to 15 U.S.C. § 78u-6(h)(1)(B)(i) are subject to arbitration agreements. The analysis isn’t very complex.  The Dodd-Frank anti-arbitration provision only relates to retaliation claims brought under Sarbanes-Oxley, a completely different... Read more →

by   |   December 19, 2014

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SEC Describes Profiles of Successful Whistleblowers

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized In its 2014 Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program, the SEC described the profile of successful whistleblowers. Because the SEC must keep the identity of... Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2014

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CFPB Finds Violation of Loan Originator Compensation Rule

Banking, Consumer Protection, Employment, Litigation The CFPB and Franklin Loan Corporation have asked a federal court to approve a consent order regarding alleged violations by Franklin Loan of the loan originator compensation... Read more →

by   |   November 15, 2014

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Revealing Whistleblower’s Identity is Retaliation

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that revealing a whistleblower’s identity is prohibited retaliation under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in... Read more →

by   |   November 14, 2014