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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

Public Companies Will Need Special Board Approval to Enter Into Non-Cleared Swaps

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Energy, Public Companies and Securities Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act broadly requires many swap transactions to be subject to exchange trading and clearing requirements.  However, many end-users of swaps that use derivatives for legitimate hedging purposes are in many cases not subject to the clearing and exchange trading requirements.  It is anticipated most end-users will elect to enter into […] Read more →

by   |   October 9, 2010

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Say-on-Pay Issues — What to Expect this Month from the SEC

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The SEC has announced that it expects to issue proposed rules on say-on-pay during October 2010.  This rulemaking is important for public companies because Dodd-Frank mandates... Read more →

by   |   October 8, 2010

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SEC Delegates Authority Related to SRO Rule Proposals to Facilitate Dodd-Frank Compliance

Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act amended Section 19 of the Exchange Act, 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2), so that there are new deadlines by which the SEC must... Read more →

by   |   October 7, 2010

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SEC Meeting to Consider Security-Based Swaps and Asset-Backed Securities

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has posted a Sunshine Act Notice related to an open meeting to be held on October 13, 2010.  The following matters will be addressed: The SEC will consider whether to... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2010