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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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Shareholder Proxy Access Under New Rule 14a-11

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Public Companies and Securities The proxy process represents the principal means by which shareholders become informed of and participate in the business to be undertaken at a public company’s annual meeting.  Traditionally, so-called activist shareholders have been prevented from including their own nominations for open director seats in the annual proxy materials mailed to shareholders. As we have previously […] Read more →

by   |   September 10, 2010

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Executive Compensation Policy Considerations and Dodd-Frank

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities While the Dodd-Frank Act will continue to pose new and often novel compliance challenges for public companies for the foreseeable future (much like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act did in... Read more →

by   |   September 10, 2010

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Proxy Access: What do SEC Filings Reveal?

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities References to Rule 14a-11 are beginning to show up in public filings.  Set forth below are some examples.  The examples show the multitude of ways in which Rule 14a-11 will... Read more →

by   |   September 9, 2010

CFTC to Publish All Outside Meetings Regarding Implementation of Dodd-Frank

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance In an effort to keep implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act transparent, the CFTC has begun publishing a list of all meetings with outside organizations regarding implementation of... Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2010