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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 Soon Not to be Free to Keep Certain Information Confidential

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities One of the more controversial provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act allows information gathered by the SEC in its examination and investigation of those entities it regulates to not be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act.  It also appears to be the first piece of the Dodd-Frank Act to be headed into the […] Read more →

by   |   September 27, 2010

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SEC Warns Rating Agencies

Banking, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Securities and Exchange Commission today issued a report cautioning credit rating agencies about deceptive ratings conduct and the importance of sufficient internal controls... Read more →

by   |   August 31, 2010

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Whistleblower claims begin

Banking, Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In a comment letter recently sent to the SEC, one firm describes how in a span of just 10 days it had already “filed several whistle-blower complaints with the SEC, pursuant to... Read more →

by   |   August 31, 2010

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... Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2010