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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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Fed Proposes Concentration Limits for Financial Institution M&A

Banking The Federal Reserve Board has issued a proposed rulemaking that would implement Section 622 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which prohibits a financial company from combining with another company if the ratio of the resulting financial company’s liabilities exceeds 10 percent of the aggregate consolidated liabilities of all financial companies. Financial companies subject to the concentration […] Read more →

by   |   June 13, 2014

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Report Indicates Armed Groups Cede Control of Conflict Minerals Mines in Congo

Public Companies and Securities A report issued by the organization Enough Project indicates market changes spurred by the Dodd-Frank Act’s provisions on conflict minerals have helped to significantly reduce... Read more →

by   |   June 12, 2014

CFPB Launches Inquiry Into Mobile Financial Services

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has launched an inquiry into the opportunities and challenges associated with the use of mobile financial services. As part of the inquiry, the Bureau is exploring how... Read more →

by   |   June 11, 2014

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Tell the Comp Committee and Consultants the Auditors Will be Calling

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities We previously described a PCAOB reproposal regarding audit procedures for related party transactions.  A suggested audit procedure consisted of “Inquiries of the compensation... Read more →

by   |   June 11, 2014