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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

More on the SEC’s Prior Proxy Access Proposal

Public Companies and Securities Jill covered some of the basic points of the SEC’s prior proposal on proxy access here.  My recollection is  the proposal received a record number of comments from the public.  To some, the proposal was highly controversial, and to others the proposal just did not work well.  The only thing we can predict with accuracy […] Read more →

by   |   August 11, 2010

Review of SEC’s Prior Proxy Access Proposal

Public Companies and Securities Section 971 of the Dodd-Frank Act provides that the SEC may prescribe rules that permit shareholders to include nominees for election as directors in proxy statements and... Read more →

by   |   August 10, 2010

Say on Pay and Broker Non-Votes

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act expands the areas in which brokers are prohibited from voting unless they have received specific client instructions.  Section 957 of the Act amends the... Read more →

by   |   August 10, 2010

What Does a Clawback Policy Look Like?

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities   Section 954 of the Dodd_Frank Act requires national securities exchanges (meaning for instance, the NYSE, Amex and Nasdaq) to adopt rules as directed by the SEC, which rules... Read more →

by   |   August 9, 2010