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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

Summary of Corporate Governance Provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act

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Public Companies and Securities Set forth below is a summary of the principal corporate governance and corporate finance provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act” or the “Act”) for non-financial institutions. Voting by Brokers. Under Section 957 of the Dodd-Frank Act, national securities exchanges are required to prohibit broker voting with respect […] Read more →

by , , , , , and   |   August 15, 2010

The Great FOIA Debate

Public Companies and Securities Section 929I of the Dodd-Frank Act which provides an exemption from the Freedom of Information Act in certain circumstances has sparked a great deal of controversy.  The... Read more →

by   |   August 14, 2010

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

SEC Issues Concept Release on Swap Definitions and Announces Roundtable on Clearing and Listing of Swaps

Banking, Energy, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities  Section 712(d) and 721(c) of the Dodd-Frank Act requires the SEC and CFTC to define certain terms such as “swap”, “security-based swap”, “swap dealer”,... Read more →

by   |   August 13, 2010

Steve Quinlivan and Jill Radloff to Speak at Dodd-Frank Seminar

Banking, Employment, Executive Compensation, Insurance, Litigation, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities Steve Quinlivan and Jill Radloff will speak at a seminar sponsored by Minnesota CLE titled “New Wall Street Reform Act.”  Steve is chair of the seminar.  The date of... Read more →

by   |   August 13, 2010