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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

CFTC Seeks Comment Regarding Agricultural Swaps

Public Companies and Securities The Commodity Futures Trading Commission published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking public comment regarding the appropriate regulatory treatment of agricultural swaps.  The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act provides that swaps in an “agricultural commodity” (as defined by the Commission) are prohibited unless entered into pursuant to a rule, regulation... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2010

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Be Careful What You Tell the Rating Agencies – Regulation FD Revised

Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities This SEC revised Regulation FD to implement Section 939B of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, which requires that the SEC amend Regulation FD... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2010

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SEC Approves NASDAQ Rule on Uninstructed Shares

Public Companies and Securities Section 957 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) adopted new Section 6(b)(10) of the Securities Exchange Act.  This new... Read more →

by   |   September 28, 2010

SEC Soon Not to be Free to Keep Certain Information Confidential

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities One of the more controversial provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act allows information gathered by the SEC in its examination and investigation of those entities it regulates to not be... Read more →

by   |   September 27, 2010