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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 Public Companies and Securities

Here Comes Proxy Access

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Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has announced that it will “consider” the adoption of proxy access rules on August 25, 2010.  It is probably a safe bet that when they are done “considering” the issue they will adopt final rules.  Sometimes the final rules are not available for immediate publication and availability is delayed for a couple of […] Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2010

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Preparing for Say-on-Pay

Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act will require listed public companies to hold periodic say-on-pay shareholder votes.  Say-on-pay votes are... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2010

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What Does a Say-On Pay Vote Look Like?

Public Companies and Securities Under the Dodd-Frank Act, listed issuers will be required to include a say-on-pay vote for any shareholder meeting occurring on or after January 21, 2011.  A say-on-pay-vote is a... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2010

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SEC and CFTC to Hold Roundtable on Governance and Conflicts of Interest in Clearing and Listing of Swaps

Banking, Energy, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities On August 20, 2010, commencing at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 12:00 p.m., staff of the SEC and CFTC (the “Agencies”) will hold a public roundtable discussion at which... Read more →

by   |   August 17, 2010