Stinson Leonard Street 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 Executive Compensation

Volker Rule Costly to Banks Big and Small

red tape

Banking, Executive Compensation The OCC estimates that the costs associated with the Dodd-Frank propriety trading rule known as the Volcker Rule will range from $412 million to $4.3 billion. The OCC estimates that 46 OCC-supervised banks with over $10 billion in assets will be required to report metrics and establish an enhanced compliance program, or establish a core […] Read more →

by   |   March 23, 2014

golden parachute

Volker Rule Has Vague Guidance About Prohibited Compensation

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Employment, Executive Compensation The so-called Volker Rule, as required to be implemented by the Dodd-Frank Act, generally prohibits any banking entity from engaging in proprietary trading.  The final rule has... Read more →

by   |   December 10, 2013

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Nasdaq Proposes Changes to Compensation Committee Independence Requirements

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized When implementing SEC Exchange Act Rule 10C-1 regarding the independence of compensation committee members, Nasdaq adopted a prohibition on the receipt of compensatory fees by... Read more →

by   |   December 2, 2013


Preliminary 2014 Proxy Season Checklist (Updated December 1, 2013)

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities [Note:  Updates follow the table below.]   At this time, there are relatively few new items that need to be considered for the upcoming proxy and 10-K season.  Those... Read more →

by   |   September 28, 2013