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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 Hedging Policies

Public Companies and Securities Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Act requires the SEC to promulgate rules which require issuers to disclose policies regarding employee and director hedging of equity securities.  While we cannot predict what rules the SEC may ultimately adopt, issuers may wish to familiarize themselves with current publicly disclosed practices.  We found the following examples on EDGAR, […] Read more →

by   |   November 10, 2010

CFTC Proposes Anti-Manipulation Rules

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance, Uncategorized The CFTC has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) with respect to its anti-manipulation authority over swaps, commodities, and futures markets under the Dodd-Frank... Read more →

by   |   November 9, 2010

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Examples of Effective Say-on-Pay Disclosures

Public Companies and Securities Drafting models for the upcoming proxy season can be found from issuers who voluntarily provided say-on-pay disclosures or were required to do so under banking legislation.  You... Read more →

by   |   November 9, 2010

Stacks of Coins

FDIC Board Proposes Implementation of Dodd-Frank Assessment Changes and a Revised Assessment System for Large Institutions

Banking The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC  approved on November 9, 2010, two proposed rules that would amend the deposit insurance assessment... Read more →

by   |   November 9, 2010