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HALOS Act Passes Vote in U.S. House of Representatives

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Public Companies and Securities After a floor debate during which lawmakers on both sides of the aisle traded dueling press releases, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 325-89 in favor of the Helping Angels Lead Our Startups (HALOS) Act, on April 27, 2016. Read Rep. Hensarling’s Press Release here and Rep. Waters’ here.  We covered in detail the substantive portions […] Read more →

by   |   April 28, 2016

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Legislation Amending Volcker Rule Passes in House

Banking, Investment Advisers The Investor Clarity and Bank Parity Act (HR 4096) passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Volcker Rule adopted by the regulators limited the ability of bank holding... Read more →

by   |   April 27, 2016

The CFPB’s Recent Data Security Enforcement Action Marks Ever Expanding CFPB Authority

CFPB, Consumer Protection, Litigation To view this article click the link below to be transferred to Stinson Leonard Street’s Emerging Trends Newsletter. Recent Data Security Enforcement Action Marks Ever... Read more →

by   |   April 26, 2016

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FDIC Provides Corporate Governance Guidance to Community Banks

Banking, Uncategorized The FDIC issued a special edition of Supervisory Insights, “A Community Bank Director’s Guide to Corporate Governance: 21st Century Reflections on the FDIC Pocket... Read more →

by   |   April 24, 2016

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OFR Analyzes Changes in Regulatory Use of Credit Ratings Since Dodd-Frank

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Treasury’s Office of Financial Research has released a brief entitled “Credit Ratings in Financial Regulation: What’s Changed Since the Dodd-Frank Act?” The... Read more →

by   |   April 24, 2016

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New Proposed Rules on Banker Incentive Compensation Released

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Employment, Executive Compensation The National Credit Union Administration, or NCUA, became the first of six Agencies to unveil a revised rule proposal under Section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Act: prohibiting... Read more →

by   |   April 21, 2016

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Does the Dodd-Frank Compensation Clawback Make Sense?

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Jesse M. Fried, Cambridge, Massachusetts, recently published a paper on the required Dodd-Frank compensation clawback.  In Mr. Fried’s view, the SEC’s proposed Dodd-Frank... Read more →

by   |   April 19, 2016

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FSOC to Further Study Hedge Fund Leverage

Banking The Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC, released an update of its review of asset management products and activities.  The statement notes that its review of the use... Read more →

by   |   April 19, 2016

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Delaware Supreme Court Rules that Qualifying to Do Business as a Foreign Entity Does Not Operate as a Consent to General Jurisdiction

Uncategorized On April 18, 2016 the Delaware Supreme Court, in a 4-1 decision, held that a foreign corporation does not expressly consent to general jurisdiction by merely registering to do... Read more →

by   |   April 18, 2016