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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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CFTC Schedules Conference on Regulatory Treatment of Forward Contracts with Embedded Volumetric Optionality

Energy The CFTC will hold a public conference on Thursday April 3, 2014, to discuss end-user issues with the Dodd-Frank Act, including the appropriate regulatory treatment of forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality. Identifying such contracts has generated considerable confusion and numerous requests from the energy industry for the CFTC to clarify. The agenda for the […] Read more →

by   |   March 7, 2014

Dodd-Frank Hammers Small Banks

Banking A new paper suggests that Dodd-Frank significantly affects small banks and their customers. A large majority of respondents viewed Dodd-Frank as more burdensome than the Bank... Read more →

by   |   March 6, 2014

CFTC & FERC Take Steps to Implement Information Sharing MOU

Derivatives, Energy Today the CFTC and FERC announced the initial transmission of market data under the recently adopted CFTC-FERC Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for use in analyzing market... Read more →

by   |   March 5, 2014

Private Companies Can Have SOX Whistleblowers Too

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, codified at 18 U.SC. §1514A provides in part that: “No [public] company . . . , or any officer, employee, contractor, subcontractor, or... Read more →

by   |   March 5, 2014