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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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Update on ISDA Protocols

Derivatives We previously noted certain matters that needed to be completed by May 1, 2013 for those entities engaged in derivatives transactions to allow swap dealers to comply with the CFTC’s External Business Conduct Rule.  In addition, there are two other ISDA protocols that derivative market participants should be familiar with at this time. ISDA March […] Read more →

by   |   June 3, 2013

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Crowdfunding and JOBS Act News Roundup – May 31, 2013

Public Companies and Securities President Obama has nominated a pair of Senate aids to be SEC Commissioners.  Dr. Michael Piwowar is the Chief Economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and... Read more →

by   |   May 31, 2013

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SEC Issues FAQs on Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued nine frequently asked questions, or FAQs, on the disclosure of payments by resource extraction issuers. Guidance offered by the FAQs includes: Failure to timely... Read more →

by   |   May 30, 2013

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SEC Issues FAQs on Conflict Minerals Rules

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued twelve frequently asked questions, or FAQs, on the conflict minerals rules.  Although few in number, you could almost hear the cheers at law firms throughout... Read more →

by   |   May 30, 2013