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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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Should Public Companies Include the Optional Advisory Vote on Parachute Arrangements?

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The proposed rules on say-on-pay under Section 951 of the Dodd-Frank Act permit issuers to include an optional advisory vote on golden parachute arrangements in proxy statements for annual meetings.  The advantage of doing so is that in certain circumstances the issuer will not have to include an optional advisory vote on the golden parachute […] Read more →

by   |   November 5, 2010

Say-On-Pay: Board Recommendations

Public Companies and Securities Section 951 of the Dodd-Frank Act requires advisory say-on-pay votes from shareholders on the compensation of named executive officers, the Compensation Discussion and Analysis,... Read more →

by   |   November 4, 2010

Fed Establishes Office of Financial Stability Policy and Research

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has established the Office of Financial Stability Policy and Research and appointed Board economist J. Nellie Liang as its director.  The office is... Read more →

by   |   November 4, 2010

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SEC Proposes New Rule to Prevent Fraud in Connection With Security-Based Swaps

Derivatives The SEC has proposed a new rule to help prevent fraud, manipulation, and deception in connection with security-based swaps.  The rule is proposed under Title VII of the... Read more →

by   |   November 3, 2010