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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

SEC Meeting to Address Investment Advisers Rules on Nov. 19

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Derivatives, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The Securities and Exchange Commission will hold an open meeting on November 19, 2010.  The subject matter of the open meeting will be:  The SEC will consider whether to propose new rules and rule amendments under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to implement provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. […] Read more →

by   |   November 12, 2010

Examples of Hedging Policies

Public Companies and Securities Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Act requires the SEC to promulgate rules which require issuers to disclose policies regarding employee and director hedging of equity securities. ... Read more →

by   |   November 10, 2010

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Examples of Effective Say-on-Pay Disclosures

Public Companies and Securities Drafting models for the upcoming proxy season can be found from issuers who voluntarily provided say-on-pay disclosures or were required to do so under banking legislation.  You... Read more →

by   |   November 9, 2010

Should Public Companies Include the Optional Advisory Vote on Parachute Arrangements?

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The proposed rules on say-on-pay under Section 951 of the Dodd-Frank Act permit issuers to include an optional advisory vote on golden parachute arrangements in proxy statements... Read more →

by   |   November 5, 2010