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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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Amnesty International Continues to Push for En Banc Rehearing in Conflict Minerals Case

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Public Companies and Securities Amnesty International has filed a supplemental brief which continues to advocate for a rehearing en banc in the conflict minerals case.  The argument is this:  American Meat Institute v. U.S. Department of Agriculture expressly overruled a portion of the opinion in the conflicts minerals case.  That makes it clear that the appeals court erred in […] Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2014

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Suspense and Intrigue Surround Closed SEC Meeting

Public Companies and Securities The SEC Office of Inspector General has released a redacted version of an investigation regarding a leak of Commissioner Piwowar’s vote during an executive session of a closed... Read more →

by   |   August 12, 2014

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New Decision Bodes Well for SEC in Conflict Minerals Case

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In April 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia held the SEC’s conflict minerals rule and statute embodied in Dodd-Frank violate the First... Read more →

by   |   July 29, 2014

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8th Circuit to Determine Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska has certified a question for interlocutory appeal to the Eighth Circuit in the case of Bussing v. COR Clearing, LLC... Read more →

by   |   July 22, 2014