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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

What Does a Say-On Pay Vote Look Like?

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Public Companies and Securities Under the Dodd-Frank Act, listed issuers will be required to include a say-on-pay vote for any shareholder meeting occurring on or after January 21, 2011.  A say-on-pay-vote is a nonbinding shareholder vote on an issuer’s executive compensation.  Financial institutions that were recipients of funds under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, also known as TARP, have […] Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2010

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SEC and CFTC to Hold Roundtable on Governance and Conflicts of Interest in Clearing and Listing of Swaps

Banking, Energy, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities On August 20, 2010, commencing at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 12:00 p.m., staff of the SEC and CFTC (the “Agencies”) will hold a public roundtable discussion at which... Read more →

by   |   August 17, 2010

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Summary of Corporate Governance Provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act

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... 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