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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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Examples of Dodd-Frank Disclosures in SEC Filings

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Public Companies and Securities Dodd-Frank disclosures have begun to proliferate in SEC filings.  We reviewed many recent filings and disclosures fall into the following general categories:  internal controls, forward looking statements,  executive compensation, regulatory matters and risk factors.  Examples are set forth below. Internal Controls PDC 2004-D Limited Partnership  (Filed September 30, 2010) Internal Control over... Read more →

by   |   October 1, 2010

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Business Groups Challenge Proxy Access Rules

Public Companies and Securities The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable filed a legal challenge to the recently adopted SEC proxy access rules.  The groups asked the SEC to stay adoption of... Read more →

by   |   October 1, 2010

CFTC Chairman Also Gives Clues on Rules Timeline

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler appeared before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs today and shed some light on the Commission’s plans regarding the... Read more →

by   |   September 30, 2010

More Clues on the SEC Dodd-Frank Timeline

Banking, Energy, Executive Compensation, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Mary Schapiro testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on September 30, 2010. In so doing she gave more clues on the SEC’s... Read more →

by   |   September 30, 2010