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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 Issues Proposed Rules on Financial Resource Requirements for DCOs and SIDCOs and Conflicts of Interest

Banking On October 1, 2010, the CFTC issued proposed rules on financial resource requirements for derivative clearing organizations (“DCOs”) and systematically important DCOs (“SIDCOs”).  The CFTC also issued proposed rules on conflicts of interest.  The rulemaking is permitted under the Dodd-Frank Act.   Each proposed rule is analyzed below. Financial Resource Requirements Section 725(c) of the... Read more →

by   |   October 3, 2010

CFTC Adopts Interim Final Rule on Reporting of Pre-Enactment Swaps

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance, Uncategorized Beating the deadline (October 20, 2010) for the first of its required Dodd-Frank rulemakings by more than two weeks, the CFTC has announced publication of its required interim... Read more →

by   |   October 2, 2010

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Examples of Dodd-Frank Disclosures in SEC Filings

Public Companies and Securities Dodd-Frank disclosures have begun to proliferate in SEC filings.  We reviewed many recent filings and disclosures fall into the following general categories:  internal controls,... Read more →

by   |   October 1, 2010

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Business Groups Challenge Proxy Access Rules

Public Companies and Securities The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable filed a legal challenge to the recently adopted SEC proxy access rules.  The groups asked the SEC to stay adoption of... Read more →

by   |   October 1, 2010