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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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SEC Charges Private Equity Sponsor for Misallocation of Expenses on Integrated Portfolio Companies

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Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Uncategorized The SEC charged a private equity sponsor with breaching its fiduciary duty to a pair of private equity funds by sharing expenses between a company in one’s portfolio and a company in the other’s portfolio in a manner that improperly benefited one fund over the other. The private equity sponsor did not admit or deny […] Read more →

by   |   September 22, 2014

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Yes, Foreigners Can be Whistleblowers

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced that its largest ever whistleblower award estimated to be worth more than $30 million will be paid to a resident of a foreign country.  While the eligibility of... Read more →

by   |   September 22, 2014

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SEC Advisory Committee Makes Recommendations on Disclosure of Preliminary Voting Results

Public Companies and Securities The Investor as Owner Subcommittee of the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee established pursuant to Section 911 of the Dodd-Frank Act has issued two recommendations on... Read more →

by   |   September 21, 2014

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CFPB to Regulate Larger Nonbank Auto Lenders

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB is proposing to oversee larger nonbank auto finance companies for the first time at the federal level.  Currently, the Bureau supervises large banks making auto loans,... Read more →

by   |   September 20, 2014