Thomas Quaadman


  • Thursday, March 28, 2013
    Over the past generation, we have seen broad positive changes to corporate governance that have benefited businesses and their investors. Shareholders have taken a more active role in businesses that they invest in, and companies are communicating more with shareholders. Companies are more conscious of the need for strong and transparent governance...
  • Monday, March 26, 2012
    As I have written from time to time over the past several years, legislative activities in Washington, such as the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”), have enormous impacts upon businesses and create additional legal requirements that general counsel need to be aware of.
  • Monday, December 19, 2011
    One overlooked Dodd-Frank Act regulation that non-financial companies should look at is the Volcker Rule banning proprietary trading.  
  • Wednesday, October 26, 2011
    In 2009 and 2010, Congress passed two laws – the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”) and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – that will have major financial and legal ramifications for businesses for years to come. In fact, these laws are already harming business even though they...
  • Progeny Of Dodd-Frank
    Monday, February 28, 2011
    On July 21, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Congress passed Dodd-Frank in response to the financial crisis, but its reach extends into every nook and cranny of the American economy.