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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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Representing Compensation Committees — Regular Counsel Need Not Apply?

Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act contains a number of provisions designed to improve the independence and operations of Compensation Committees.  But in doing so, has Congress made it more difficult – if not impossible – for a company’s regular outside law firm to assist its Comp Committee? The Act provides that a Comp Committee may only select […] Read more →

by   |   August 6, 2010

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SEC Divided on Clawback Policies

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Bloomberg is reporting the SEC is in a rift over clawback policies.  “The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is divided over when to seize pay from executives who... Read more →

by   |   August 6, 2010

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Dodd-Frank and Minnesota Investment Advisers

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The Interaction Between Dodd-Frank and Minnesota Regulation of Investment Advisers Before enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the following... Read more →

by , and   |   August 5, 2010

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Whistleblowers, Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act both have provisions for whistleblowers.  Public companies need to be familiar with all of these provisions. The Dodd-Frank Act... Read more →

by   |   August 5, 2010