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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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FDIC Provides Corporate Governance Guidance to Community Banks

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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 Guide for Directors.” This special corporate governance edition reviews the Pocket Guide and incorporates more recent guidance and technical resources to help board members effectively fulfill their role and duties. The... 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

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Same Plaintiff Files New Complaint to Force SEC to Act on Rulemaking Petition Regarding Political Contributions

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The United States District Court for the District of Columbia recently dismissed Stephen M. Silberstein’s complaint to mandate the SEC to adopt rules regarding disclosure of... Read more →

by   |   February 8, 2016