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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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The Dodd-Frank Act Expands Whistleblower Bounties

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued a final rule repealing former Section 21A(e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, pursuant to which the SEC had been empowered to make monetary awards to persons that provided information relating to insider trading violations where investigations into such violations led to the collection of civil penalties.  You might ask […] Read more →

by   |   September 30, 2010

CFTC Seeks Comment Regarding Agricultural Swaps

Public Companies and Securities The Commodity Futures Trading Commission published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking public comment regarding the appropriate regulatory treatment of... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2010

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Be Careful What You Tell the Rating Agencies – Regulation FD Revised

Banking, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities This SEC revised Regulation FD to implement Section 939B of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, which requires that the SEC amend Regulation FD... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2010

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SEC Approves NASDAQ Rule on Uninstructed Shares

Public Companies and Securities Section 957 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) adopted new Section 6(b)(10) of the Securities Exchange Act.  This new... Read more →

by   |   September 28, 2010