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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 Proposes Rules on Process for Review of Swaps for Mandatory Clearing

Derivatives Section 723(a)(3) of the Dodd-Frank Act amends the Commodity Exchange Act (“CEA”) to provide that “it shall be unlawful for any person to engage in a swap unless that person submits such swap for clearing to a derivatives clearing organization, or DCO, that is registered under the CEA or a DCO that is exempt from […] Read more →

by   |   October 27, 2010

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SEC to Propose Whistleblower Rules November 3

Employment, Public Companies and Securities The SEC will hold an open meeting to consider the following items on November 3, 2010:  whether to propose rules and forms to implement Section 21F of the Securities Exchange Act... Read more →

by   |   October 27, 2010

Preliminary 2011 Proxy Season Checklist

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities There is no doubt  there are a lot of  moving pieces for the upcoming year end SEC reporting cycle.  Unfortunately, planning cannot wait until everything comes to rest.  The... Read more →

by   |   October 26, 2010

Dodd-Frank May Be Difficult, But XBRL Might Be Harder

Public Companies and Securities On January 30, 2009, the SEC adopted rules which require public companies to publish their financial statements in an interactive format using the eXtensible Business Reporting... Read more →

by   |   October 24, 2010