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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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Representatives Object to Exemption From Resource Extraction Rule Disclosures

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Public Companies and Securities Congress is working to reconcile differing versions of legislation to implement an Obama Administration deal with Mexico to develop oil and gas resources in the Gulf of Mexico.  Three Democratic lawmakers recently wrote Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and urged him to reject any efforts to include language that would exempt companies from the disclosure […] Read more →

by   |   November 19, 2013

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SEC Chair Discusses Potential Changes to Accredited Investor Definition

Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities In a November 15, 2013 letter to Representative Scott Garrett (Chairman of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises for the House Financial... Read more →

by   |   November 19, 2013

CFPB Director Offers Views on Auto Lending

Banking, Consumer Protection In a recent speech, CFPB Director Richard Cordray gave his views that  the law specifies that the CFPB generally does not have jurisdiction over auto dealers and their practices,... Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2013

Integration Issues Under the JOBS Act

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The integration doctrine must be considered when an issuer conducts multiple offerings in a short period of time.  If applicable, multiple offerings are collapsed to determine if... Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2013