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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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Say-on-Pay Issues — What to Expect this Month from the SEC

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The SEC has announced that it expects to issue proposed rules on say-on-pay during October 2010.  This rulemaking is important for public companies because Dodd-Frank mandates that all proxy statements for the first annual shareholders meeting held after January 21, 2011 include a say-on-pay proposal. The SEC has been soliciting public comment prior to issuing […] Read more →

by   |   October 8, 2010

Sarbanes-Oxley Prevents Indemnification for Clawback Claims – Dodd-Frank Implications

Executive Compensation, Litigation Sarbanes-Oxley requires executives to reimburse their public company employers for bonuses and profits realized from the sale of company stock for the 12 month period following... Read more →

by   |   October 8, 2010

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SEC Delegates Authority Related to SRO Rule Proposals to Facilitate Dodd-Frank Compliance

Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act amended Section 19 of the Exchange Act, 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2), so that there are new deadlines by which the SEC must... Read more →

by   |   October 7, 2010

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SEC Meeting to Consider Security-Based Swaps and Asset-Backed Securities

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has posted a Sunshine Act Notice related to an open meeting to be held on October 13, 2010.  The following matters will be addressed: The SEC will consider whether to... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2010