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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

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 Consumer Protection Act. The staff is examining registered investment advisers and registered broker-dealers, reviewing, among other things, compliance manuals, codes of ethics, employment agreements, and severance agreements to... Read more →

by   |   October 24, 2016

SEC Publishes FAQs on Pay Ratio Rule

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has published five FAQs on its pay ratio rule – see new questions 128C.01 to 128C.05. As we noted in our checklist of preliminary planning matters for the upcoming proxy... Read more →

by   |   October 18, 2016

SEC Brings Second Whistleblower Retaliation Case

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has brought its second case for retaliation against a whistleblower against International Game Technology. According to the SEC, the whistleblower, a director of an IGT... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2016

OSHA Addresses Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Releases

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities We have written about SEC enforcement actions related to severance and confidentiality agreements that restrict reporting matters to the SEC. OSHA has also issued guidance... Read more →

by   |   September 24, 2016