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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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GAO Can’t Conclude Large Banks Have Lower Funding Costs Than Smaller Banks

Banking The Government Accountability Office, or GAO, was asked to review the benefits that the largest bank holding companies (those with more than $500 billion in assets) have received from perceived government support. In connection with that review, GAO analyzed the relationship between a bank holding company’s size and its funding costs, taking into account a […] Read more →

by   |   August 1, 2014

SEC Waives Rule and Reverses Course to Grant Whistleblower Windfall

Employment, Litigation In August 2013 the SEC whistleblower claims review staff issued a preliminary determination and recommended a whistleblower claim be denied. Although the record demonstrated that... Read more →

by   |   July 31, 2014

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SEC Grants Exceptions to Family Office Rules

Investment Advisers The SEC has previously adopted a rule to define “family offices” that are excluded from the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. “Family offices” are entities established by... Read more →

by   |   July 30, 2014

New Decision Bodes Well for SEC in Conflict Minerals Case

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In April 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia held the SEC’s conflict minerals rule and statute embodied in Dodd-Frank violate the First... Read more →

by   |   July 29, 2014