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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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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 if they are not on behalf of their customers.  The Volcker Rule is embodied in Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act.  Among other things, that section prohibits a “banking […] 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and the Law, yesterday President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Freedom of Information Restoration Amendments, which repealed...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

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SEC Stays Proxy Access Rules

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities As we noted last week, the Business Roundtable and the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (the “petitioners”) filed a petition with the United States Court of... Read more →

by   |   October 4, 2010