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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

A Compensation Plan That Didn’t Work

Banking, Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities HP’s Chief Executive Officer, Mark Hurd, resigned after an investigation disclosed that Hurd had a “close personal relationship” with an H-P contractor hired by the Office of the CEO and that “Mark never disclosed that.”  According to HP’s General Counsel, “there were instances of compensation and reimbursement for services that were never performed,  and there were […] Read more →

by   |   August 7, 2010

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SEC Divided on Clawback Policies

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Bloomberg is reporting the SEC is in a rift over clawback policies.  “The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is divided over when to seize pay from executives who... Read more →

by   |   August 6, 2010

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Whistleblowers, Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act both have provisions for whistleblowers.  Public companies need to be familiar with all of these provisions. The Dodd-Frank Act... Read more →

by   |   August 5, 2010

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Dodd-Frank and Employment Law

Employment The Dodd-Frank Act provides a monetary incentive for whistleblowers that provide the SEC with useful information.  The Act includes parallel non-retaliation provisions for... Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2010