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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


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


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


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


MSRB publishes draft rule governing gifts and gratuities by municipal advisers
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, is requesting comment on draft amendments to MSRB Rule G-20 (on gifts and gratuities), which would apply the rule to municipal advisors, as well as associated draft amendments to Rule G-8 (on books and records) and Rule G-9 (on preservation of records


MSRB board proposes rules to curb political contributions by municipal advisors
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2011

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has proposed regulations that it believes would help prevent the influence of political contributions by municipal advisors in the award of business by state and local government officials


How to get out of the municipal advisory business
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2011

The Dodd-Frank Act requires municipal advisors to register with the SEC, and as a result, with the Municipal Securities Rule Making Board, or MSRB


SEC proposes permanent rule requiring municipal advisors to register with agency
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2010

The SEC has proposed a rule creating a new process by which municipal advisors must register with the SEC


GAO identifies internal control issues at CFPB
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2012

During its audit of the CFPB’s fiscal year 2011 financial statements, the GAO identified seven internal control issues that could adversely affect CFPB’s ability to meet its internal control objectives


S&P drops credit ratings on multifamily housing revenue debt
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2011

As a direct result of the downgrade by Standard and Poor’s of the credit rating of the U.S. Government on August 8, 2011, S&P dropped the rating on certain multifamily housing revenue bonds