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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 Litigation

The PCAOB Wants to Talk to the Audit Committee Chair – Now What?

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The PCAOB recently noted that during 2019 it will provide an opportunity for audit committee chairs of certain companies whose audits are subject to inspection to “engage in a dialogue with the inspections staff.” While we assume the PCAOB’s motive is in good faith to obtain a better mutual understanding of the PCAOB process on […] Read more →

by , , and   |   March 18, 2019

Musk: I did not Violate Court Order

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Elon Musk, in a court filing, offered the following three reasons why he should not be held in contempt of court for violating a court Order in a recent tweet: There is no clear... Read more →

by   |   March 11, 2019

CFTC Issues Advisory on Violations of the Commodity Exchange Act Involving Foreign Corrupt Practices

Derivatives, Litigation The CFTC announced an Enforcement Advisory on self-reporting and cooperation for violations of the Commodity Exchange Act, or CEA, involving foreign corrupt practices.  Because... Read more →

by   |   March 11, 2019

SEC Says Disclosing Material Internal Control Weaknesses is not a Substitute for Maintaining Internal Controls

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced settled charges against four public companies for failing to maintain internal control over financial reporting, or ICFR, for seven to 10 consecutive annual... Read more →

by   |   January 29, 2019