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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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PCAOB, GAAS and Broker-Dealers

Banking, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued interpretive guidance regarding the meaning of the term “generally accepted auditing standards” (“GAAS”) after adoption of the Dodd-Frank Act.  Section 982 of the Dodd-Frank Act amended the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002  to authorize the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB”), among other things, to establish, subject to approval by the SEC, […] Read more →

by   |   September 24, 2010

Stacks of Coins

Financial Stability Oversight Council will Hold First Meeting on October 1

Banking Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, in his capacity as chairperson of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, announced that the Council will hold its first meeting on October 1,... Read more →

by   |   September 23, 2010

US Capitol Building

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Gets Underway

Uncategorized Pursuant to the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (“CFP Act”), which is part of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Secretary of the Treasury has designated July 21, 2011, as the... Read more →

by   |   September 23, 2010

CFTC to Hold Open Meeting October 1 on First Proposed Rules

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance, Uncategorized The CFTC has announced that it will hold an open meeting on Friday, October 1, 2010 to consider issuance of the following first proposed rules under the Dodd-Frank Act: • the... Read more →

by   |   September 23, 2010