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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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Top 5 Things the Financial Industry Needs to do in Response to the CFPB’s Proposed Arbitration Rule

Banking, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Litigation By Zane Gilmer and Liz Kramer On May 5, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a long awaited and highly controversial proposed rule that, if adopted, would prohibit certain financial services companies from banning consumer class actions as part of mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements and require companies to report certain arbitration data to […] Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2016

CFPB Week in Review

Banking, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Litigation The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) had another busy week.  Here is an overview of what the CFPB was up to recently: Enforcement Actions and Litigation Enforcement... Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2016

Scale and Gavel

SEC Amends Rules for Administrative Proceedings

Litigation The SEC has approved a final rule amending its rules of practice for administrative proceedings. The changes make incremental improvements but fall short of what is necessary to... Read more →

by   |   July 13, 2016

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Court Holds Drafting Contracts Violates Sarbanes-Oxley

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Section 802 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act added the following provision to 18 U.S.C. § 1519: “Sec. 1519. Destruction, alteration, or falsification of records in Federal... Read more →

by   |   June 28, 2016