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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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Do I Need to Report My Swaps or Preserve Data?

Energy, Public Companies and Securities We previously reported on the CFTC’s Interim Final Rule for reporting Pre-enactment Swap Transactions.  Since that time, the text of the CFTC Rule 44.00 has been published in the Federal Register and is immediately effective. Must I Report a Swap or Preserve Data? We have been asked by our clients who use swap transactions for […] Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2010

The Volcker Rule and Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds

Private Equity The “Volcker Rule” is named after former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker.  Broadly speaking it is a rule against banks making certain speculative kinds of investments... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2010

President Obama Signs First Amendment to Dodd-Frank Into Law

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities As widely expected and reported earlier at Dodd-Frank and the Law, yesterday President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Freedom of Information Restoration Amendments, which repealed... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2010

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Proposed Dodd-Frank Disclosures for Asset-Backed Securities

Banking, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has  proposed rules to implement Section 943 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which requires the SEC to prescribe regulations on the use of representations and warranties in the... Read more →

by   |   October 4, 2010