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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 Stays Proxy Access Rules

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Litigation, Public Companies and Securities As we noted last week, the Business Roundtable and the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (the “petitioners”) filed a petition with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit seeking review of recent changes to the SEC’s proxy and related rules.  On the same date, those groups […] Read more →

by   |   October 4, 2010

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... 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