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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 Public Companies and Securities

Yes, Foreigners Can be Whistleblowers


Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced that its largest ever whistleblower award estimated to be worth more than $30 million will be paid to a resident of a foreign country.  While the eligibility of foreign residents for a whistleblower award may seem obvious to many, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that the anti-retaliation provisions in […] Read more →

by   |   September 22, 2014


SEC Advisory Committee Makes Recommendations on Disclosure of Preliminary Voting Results

Public Companies and Securities The Investor as Owner Subcommittee of the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee established pursuant to Section 911 of the Dodd-Frank Act has issued two recommendations on... Read more →

by   |   September 21, 2014

resource exctraction

SEC Sued to Implement Resource Extraction Rules

Public Companies and Securities On July 2, 2013, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the SEC’s resource extraction rules which were mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act.  Since... Read more →

by   |   September 18, 2014

conflict minerals

NAM Says No Need for En Banc Rehearing in Conflict Minerals Case

Public Companies and Securities Earlier, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered the appellants in the conflict minerals case, NAM et al, to file a response to the SEC’s... Read more →

by   |   September 13, 2014