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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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Conflict Minerals Update

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Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed rules mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act that would require new disclosures by public companies concerning conflict minerals that originated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or an adjoining country.  Final rules have not yet been adopted.  However, some recent developments are noted below. Recently the SEC held a public roundtable […] Read more →

by   |   October 28, 2011

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SEC Adopts Reporting Requirements for Registered Hedge Fund and Private Equity Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The Dodd-Frank Act established the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, for the purpose of monitoring risks to the stability of the U.S. financial system.  Working... Read more →

by   |   October 26, 2011

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GAO Report on Federal Reserve Bank Governance

Banking Events surrounding the 2007 financial crisis raised questions about the governance of the twelve Federal Reserve Banks, particularly the boards of directors’ roles in activities... Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2011

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CFTC Issues Final Rule on Position Limits

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC, by a 3-2 vote, has approved its final rule on position limits under the Dodd-Frank Act. Although the text of the rule has not been released, the Commission’s... Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2011