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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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Alleged Securities Fraud at Dewey & LeBoeuf

Consumer Protection On March 6, 2014, the SEC brought charges of securities fraud against a handful of executives and finance professionals from the now-defunct global mega-firm Dewey & LeBoeuf.  The SEC alleges that the firm’s co-chairmen (Steve Davis and Steve DiCarmine, known as “the two Steves”) and finance team cooked the books upon which a $150 million […] Read more →

by   |   March 9, 2014

The Auditing Roundtable Releases Guidance for Conflict Minerals IPSA Performance Audits

Public Companies and Securities Certain companies subject to the conflict minerals rules requirement must commission an independent private sector audit, or IPSA, of certain sections of the conflict minerals... Read more →

by   |   March 8, 2014

CFTC Schedules Conference on Regulatory Treatment of Forward Contracts with Embedded Volumetric Optionality

Energy The CFTC will hold a public conference on Thursday April 3, 2014, to discuss end-user issues with the Dodd-Frank Act, including the appropriate regulatory treatment of forward... Read more →

by   |   March 7, 2014

Dodd-Frank Hammers Small Banks

Banking A new paper suggests that Dodd-Frank significantly affects small banks and their customers. A large majority of respondents viewed Dodd-Frank as more burdensome than the Bank... Read more →

by   |   March 6, 2014