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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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Whistleblowers, Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley

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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 provides that if a “whistleblower” provides “original information” in certain judicial or administrative actions, the whistleblower may be entitled to as much as 10 percent to 30 percent of […] Read more →

by   |   August 5, 2010

Dodd-Frank and Seniors — Grants Available for State Agencies

Insurance, Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act contains provisions designed to help protect seniors (62 and over) from being victimized by persons who market securities, insurance products, or financial... Read more →

by   |   August 5, 2010

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The SEC Moves Forward on Dodd-Frank

Public Companies and Securities Although President Obama only recently signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the SEC has actively taken steps to implement the new law. Remarks of... Read more →

by   |   August 2, 2010

Dodd-Frank and Insurance

Insurance Congress’s enactment of the insurance provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signals the federal government’s most significant incursion... Read more →

by   |   July 29, 2010

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Dodd-Frank and Litigation

Litigation The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) was signed into law by President Obama on July 21, 2010. Referred to by many as the most sweeping... Read more →

by   |   July 28, 2010

Dodd-Frank and Investment Advisors

Private Equity The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act contains several provisions that will have a significant impact on investment advisors and removes some key... Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2010

Dodd-Frank Subjects Energy Derivatives Trading to New CFTC Regulation

Derivatives, Energy Dodd-Frank subjects the over-the-counter derivatives market in energy and other commodities to an expansive new regulatory regime to be placed under the jurisdiction of the... Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2010

Employment for Dodd Frank

Dodd-Frank and Employment Law

Employment The Dodd-Frank Act provides a monetary incentive for whistleblowers that provide the SEC with useful information.  The Act includes parallel non-retaliation provisions for... Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2010

Dodd-Frank Corporate Governance

Dodd-Frank and Corporate Governance and Public Companies

Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Act will significantly impact the proxy process and the annual meeting with nonbinding say-on-pay votes, additional disclosures regarding executive compensation and... Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2010