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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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Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claims Subject to Arbitration, Key Distinctions Between Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Protections

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The below article by Sean Colligan was featured in the April issue of Stinson Leonard Street’s Business Torts Update, which focuses on recent developments affecting litigation of securities law, whistleblower, trade secret and non-compete claims. Two recent U.S. District Court decisions hold that whistleblower claims under the Dodd-Frank Act are subject to arbitration under an appropriate... Read more →

by   |   April 30, 2014

SEC Eases FINRA Corporate Financing Rule

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved changes to FINRA Rule 5110, which among other things: narrow the scope of the definition of “participation or participating in a public offering;” modify... Read more →

by   |   April 29, 2014

Conflict Minerals — SEC Says File the Reports — But Don’t Confess Blood on Your Hands

Public Companies and Securities At the core, the court’s first amendment objection to the conflict minerals rules was that by requiring issuers to state its products have not been found to be “DRC conflict... Read more →

by   |   April 29, 2014

Ignore the First Conflict Minerals Filing

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Securities lawyers eagerly await the first (or the first few) new filings required by law to learn (and of course copy) from them.  So the first conflict minerals filing to... Read more →

by   |   April 27, 2014