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Details of Trump’s Regulatory Freeze
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2017

Reince Priebus, President Trump’s Chief of Staff, issued a memo ordering an immediate regulatory freeze (link via Politico). The memo was addressed to


MSRB moves foward professional qualification standards for municipal advisors
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has received approval from the SEC to create baseline standards of professional qualification for


44 senators ask SEC to require disclosure of political contributions
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 31 2015

In this letter 44 senators called on SEC Chair Mary Jo White to act on a rulemaking petition that would require companies to disclose their political


MSRB to implement gifts rule for municipal advisors
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2015

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has received approval from the SEC to limit the size and nature of gifts given by municipal


MSRB considering T2 for munis
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2015

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, is seeking public comment on a proposal to facilitate shortening the settlement cycle for


Legislators Say SEC Can Work on Political Spending Disclosures
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2015

The recently enacted omnibus spending bill, referred to as the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, provides the SEC may not use funds made


Legislation Creating Small Business Advocacy within the SEC Heading to the President’s Desk
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2016

On December 10, the SEC Small Business Advocate Act was approved by the Senate, clearing the way for signature by the President. The measure, which


A Window into Trump’s SEC?
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2016

Insights into an SEC composed of Trump appointees can be gleaned from Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s (R-TX) opening statements


Trump and the Repeal of Dodd-Frank
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2016

Observers widely believe President-Elect Trump will attempt to dismantle much of the Dodd-Frank Act. While to many it is an interesting idea, it may


GAO issues report on agencies’ efforts to analyze and coordinate their rules
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2012

GAO is required to annually study financial services regulations. GAO has issued a report that examines: the regulatory analyses federal agencies