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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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Republicans Announce Plans to Replace Dodd-Frank

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Banking, CFPB, Consumer Protection, Public Companies and Securities House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) unveiled details of the Financial CHOICE Act – the Republican plan to replace the Dodd-Frank Act and promote economic growth. CHOICE stands for Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs. It included the expected verbiage about ending “too big to fail and bank bailouts.” Some […] Read more →

by   |   June 7, 2016

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Nasdaq Golden Leash Proposal

Executive Compensation, Litigation, M&A, Public Companies and Securities Nasdaq recently extended the comment period for its proposed disclosure requirements on golden leash arrangements. Some may wonder why the proposal is controversial.  For an... Read more →

by   |   June 4, 2016

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The SEC Amends Form 10-K

Public Companies and Securities Earlier today, the SEC issued an interim final rule amending Form 10-K pursuant to section 72001 of the FAST Act.  That section required the SEC to allow issuers to include... Read more →

by   |   June 1, 2016

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SEC Charges Private Equity Advisor for Acting as an Unregistered Broker

M&A, Private Equity The SEC has charged a registered private equity fund adviser and its principal for receiving transaction-based compensation for the provision of brokerage services in connection... Read more →

by   |   June 1, 2016