Stinson Leonard Street Dodd Frank

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 »

Latest Dodd-Frank Posts

Another Executive Agrees to Sarb-Ox Clawback Even Though Not at Fault

Stacks of Coins

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced a settlement with the former chief financial officer of Beazer Homes USA to recover his bonus compensation and stock sale profits from the period when the Atlanta-based homebuilder was committing accounting fraud. According to the SEC’s complaint filed in federal court in Atlanta, James O’Leary is not personally charged with misconduct, but […] Read more →

by   |   August 30, 2011

CFTC logo4

Gensler Anticipates Proposed Swap Phase-In Rules During September

Derivatives In his opening remarks for the CFTC’s Commodities Trading Conference on August 25, 2011, CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler stated “It is my hope that we vote on two proposed... Read more →

by   |   August 25, 2011

SEC logo

SEC Comments on Regulation G

Public Companies and Securities Prior to Sarbanes-Oxley, it was fashionable for public companies to issue press releases with “pro-forma earnings,” which generally excluded certain GAAP charges from the... Read more →

by   |   August 23, 2011

msrb

MSRB Proposes Fiduciary Duty Rule for Municipal Advisors

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has proposed a rule and related guidance to govern the fiduciary duty owed by municipal advisors to state and local government... Read more →

by   |   August 23, 2011