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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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Preparing for Say-on-Pay

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Public Companies and Securities The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act will require listed public companies to hold periodic say-on-pay shareholder votes.  Say-on-pay votes are non-binding votes on the compensation of an issuer’s executive officers.  Ethan has posted an example of a say-on-pay vote here.   A  June 2010 Towers Watson survey found that only 12% of respondents said […] Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2010

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What Does a Say-On Pay Vote Look Like?

Public Companies and Securities Under the Dodd-Frank Act, listed issuers will be required to include a say-on-pay vote for any shareholder meeting occurring on or after January 21, 2011.  A say-on-pay-vote is a... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2010

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Federal Reserve System Issues Proposed Rule on Jumbo Mortgage Loans

Banking The Federal Reserve Sytsem has issued a proposed rule under Regulation Z issued pursuant to the Truth in Lending Act.  The proposed rule would implement Section 1461 of the... Read more →

by   |   August 17, 2010

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SEC and CFTC to Hold Roundtable on Governance and Conflicts of Interest in Clearing and Listing of Swaps

Banking, Energy, Insurance, Public Companies and Securities On August 20, 2010, commencing at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 12:00 p.m., staff of the SEC and CFTC (the “Agencies”) will hold a public roundtable discussion at which... Read more →

by   |   August 17, 2010

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Summary of Corporate Governance Provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act

Public Companies and Securities Set forth below is a summary of the principal corporate governance and corporate finance provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the... Read more →

by , , , , , and   |   August 15, 2010

Insurance Group Responds to Dodd-Frank Act

Insurance The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) issued this press release in response to the Dodd-Frank Act.  As we noted here, Dodd-Frank establishes a new... Read more →

by   |   August 15, 2010

Swap Rulemakings—CFTC & SEC Hit the Starting Blocks

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance As the CFTC’s first move in its monumental task of implementing the swap trading provisions of Dodd-Frank, the agency yesterday announced a joint Advanced Notice of Proposed... Read more →

by   |   August 14, 2010

The Great FOIA Debate

Public Companies and Securities Section 929I of the Dodd-Frank Act which provides an exemption from the Freedom of Information Act in certain circumstances has sparked a great deal of controversy.  The... Read more →

by   |   August 14, 2010

FDIC Announces Open Door Policy for Regulatory Reform Rulemaking

Banking The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on August 12, 2010 announced an open door policy that will make it easier for the public to give input and track the rulemaking process... Read more →

by   |   August 14, 2010