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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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Fiduciary Duty Rulemaking Looms for Brokerage Industry

Banking, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities An article in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal provides a good, short overview of the issues and differing viewpoints surrounding the SEC’s upcoming broker-dealer fiduciary duty rulemaking.   As the article correctly points out, registered investment advisers have long been held to a fiduciary standard vis-a-vis their clients.  The brokerage industry has generally resisted having any... Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2010

Steve Quinlivan and Jill Radloff to Speak at Dodd-Frank Seminar

Banking, Employment, Executive Compensation, Insurance, Litigation, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities Steve Quinlivan and Jill Radloff will speak at a seminar sponsored by Minnesota CLE titled “New Wall Street Reform Act.”  Steve is chair of the seminar.  The date of... Read more →

by   |   August 13, 2010

Representing Compensation Committees — Regular Counsel Need Not Apply?

Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act contains a number of provisions designed to improve the independence and operations of Compensation Committees.  But in doing so, has Congress made it more... Read more →

by   |   August 6, 2010

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SEC Divided on Clawback Policies

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Bloomberg is reporting the SEC is in a rift over clawback policies.  “The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is divided over when to seize pay from executives who... Read more →

by   |   August 6, 2010