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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

Recent SEC Enforcement Actions Prompt Consideration of Whistleblower Carve-outs

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The recent settlement of SEC enforcement actions concerning the Dodd Frank Act’s whistleblower provisions are prompting companies and their counsels to evaluate current and prospective severance and confidentiality agreements for language that could be viewed as restricting an individual’s ability to communicate with the SEC about possible securities law violations and/or receive monetary... Read more →

by   |   August 30, 2016

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SEC Awards Culpable Whistleblower $22 Million

Employment, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced the award of more than $22 million to a whistleblower whose detailed tip and extensive assistance helped the agency halt a well-hidden fraud at the company where... Read more →

by   |   August 30, 2016

8th Circuit Dismisses Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claims

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Beacom v. Oracle America, Inc., the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit considered retaliation claims under Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank. The essence of the... Read more →

by   |   June 8, 2016

New Proposed Rules on Banker Incentive Compensation Released

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Employment, Executive Compensation The National Credit Union Administration, or NCUA, became the first of six Agencies to unveil a revised rule proposal under Section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Act: prohibiting... Read more →

by   |   April 21, 2016