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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

Dealing With Rating Agencies After Regulation FD Change

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Public Companies and Securities As noted, the SEC has removed the rating agency exemption from Regulation FD as required by Section 939B of the Dodd-Frank Act.  Regulation FD provides that when an issuer, or person acting on its behalf, discloses material nonpublic information to certain enumerated persons (in general, securities market professionals and holders of the issuer’s securities who […] Read more →

by   |   October 10, 2010

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

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... 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