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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

SEC Brings First Action under Dodd-Frank Municipal Advisor Antifraud Rules

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Litigation, Municipal Advisors Two California-based municipal advisory firms and their executives have agreed to settle SEC charges that they used deceptive practices when soliciting the business of five California school districts. According to the SEC, an investigation found that School Business Consulting Inc. was advising certain school districts about their hiring process for financial professionals. School Business Consulting... Read more →

by   |   June 13, 2016

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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

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Nasdaq Golden Leash Proposal

Executive Compensation, Litigation, M&A, Public Companies and Securities Nasdaq recently extended the comment period for its proposed disclosure requirements on golden leash arrangements. Some may wonder why the proposal is controversial.  For an... Read more →

by   |   June 4, 2016

CFPB Release Report Critical of Auto Title Loans

Banking, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Litigation On May 18, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a report on auto title loans.  Auto title loans are small-dollar, high interest, loans that are generally... Read more →

by   |   May 23, 2016