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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 Dodd-Frank Act Expands Whistleblower Bounties

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued a final rule repealing former Section 21A(e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, pursuant to which the SEC had been empowered to make monetary awards to persons that provided information relating to insider trading violations where investigations into such violations led to the collection of civil penalties.  You might ask […] Read more →

by   |   September 30, 2010

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... 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