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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

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 used by borrowers to cover emergency expenses between paychecks.  To obtain these loans, borrowers use their vehicles as collateral and the lender holds the vehicle title until […] Read more →

by   |   May 23, 2016

enforcement

SEC Enforcement Chief Gives Update on Private Equity

Litigation, M&A, Private Equity Andrew Ceresney, Director, SEC Division of Enforcement, gave his views on the SEC private equity enforcement initiative at a conference. Mr. Ceresney set forth the various... Read more →

by   |   May 15, 2016

CFPB Proposes Controversial Rule to Limit Use of Arbitration Agreements

Banking, Broker-Dealer, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Litigation 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... Read more →

by   |   May 12, 2016

Scale and Gavel

SEC Opinion Examines Reasonable Belief and Accredited Investor Status

Blockchain Technology, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC opinion In the Matter of Joseph P. Doxey examines compliance with Rule 506 in an alleged unlawful offering of stock totaling $57,654. The administrative law judge on... Read more →

by   |   May 8, 2016