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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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Report Indicates Armed Groups Cede Control of Conflict Minerals Mines in Congo

Public Companies and Securities A report issued by the organization Enough Project indicates market changes spurred by the Dodd-Frank Act’s provisions on conflict minerals have helped to significantly reduce the involvement of armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in the mines of three out of the four conflict minerals. The Enough Project conducted five months of field […] Read more →

by   |   June 12, 2014

CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Mobile Financial Services

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has launched an inquiry into the opportunities and challenges associated with the use of mobile financial services. As part of the inquiry, the Bureau is exploring how... Read more →

by   |   June 11, 2014

Tell the Comp Committee and Consultants the Auditors Will be Calling

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities We previously described a PCAOB reproposal regarding audit procedures for related party transactions.  A suggested audit procedure consisted of “Inquiries of the compensation... Read more →

by   |   June 11, 2014

SEC Issues FAQs on Volcker Rule

Banking The SEC has issued a series of FAQs on its final rule implementing section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (“BHC Act”), commonly referred to as the “Volcker... Read more →

by   |   June 10, 2014