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

SEC Issues Interim Rule to Permit Retail Forex

Stacks of Coins

Broker-Dealer   Under section 742(c) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”), certain foreign exchange transactions with persons who are not “eligible contract participants” (commonly referred to as “retail forex transactions”) with a registered broker or dealer would have been prohibited as of July 16, 2011, in the absence of the […] Read more →

by   |   July 15, 2011

US Capitol Building

GAO Report on Self-Regulatory Oversight for Private Fund Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act brought certain advisers to private funds under the federal securities laws, requiring them to register with SEC.... Read more →

by   |   July 12, 2011

SEC logo

SEC Sets Revised Limit for Investment Advisers to Charge Performance Fees

Investment Advisers, Private Equity   The SEC has issued an order that raises, to adjust for inflation, two of the thresholds that determine whether an investment adviser can charge its clients performance fees.... Read more →

by   |   July 12, 2011

CFPB logo

CFPB Outlines Bank Supervision Approach

Banking, Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, has outlined the agency’s approach to supervising large depository institutions to ensure compliance with federal consumer... Read more →

by   |   July 12, 2011