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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 »

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Treasury to Propose Legislation Requiring Beneficial Ownership Reporting At Time of Entity Formation

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Uncategorized The U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced its intention to propose legislation requiring reporting of beneficial ownership at the time a new entity is formed. According to Treasury:  “The Administration is committed to working with Congress to pass meaningful legislation that would require companies to know and report adequate and accurate beneficial ownership information […] Read more →

by   |   May 6, 2016

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FDIC Provides Corporate Governance Guidance to Community Banks

Banking, Uncategorized The FDIC issued a special edition of Supervisory Insights, “A Community Bank Director’s Guide to Corporate Governance: 21st Century Reflections on the FDIC Pocket... Read more →

by   |   April 24, 2016

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Delaware Supreme Court Rules that Qualifying to Do Business as a Foreign Entity Does Not Operate as a Consent to General Jurisdiction

Uncategorized On April 18, 2016 the Delaware Supreme Court, in a 4-1 decision, held that a foreign corporation does not expressly consent to general jurisdiction by merely registering to do... Read more →

by   |   April 18, 2016

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T+2 Settlement Gathers Momentum

Broker-Dealer, Municipal Advisors, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized FINRA is seeking comment on proposed amendments to FINRA rules shortening the securities settlement cycle to two days.  The rulemaking notice cites a September 2015 letter in... Read more →

by   |   March 9, 2016