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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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SEC Comments Begin on First Quarter Revenue Recognition Disclosures

Public Companies and Securities Many public companies became subject to the new revenue recognition rules when they filed their first quarter Form 10-Qs in 2018. It appears the SEC may not have wasted any time in beginning to issue comments. The following was noted in a comment letter that became publicly available: We note your disclosure which states you […] Read more →

by   |   June 18, 2018

Stacks of Coins

SEC Official Explains When Tokens and Coins are Securities

Public Companies and Securities William Hinman, Director, SEC Division of Corporation Finance, gave his personal views on when tokens and coins, which he referred to as digital assets, are securities and when... Read more →

by   |   June 14, 2018

House Subcommittee Reviews Legislation that would Fundamentally Alter Securities Litigation

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The House Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments held a hearing which reviewed two pieces of legislation that have been introduced: H.R. 2128, the “Due... Read more →

by   |   June 13, 2018

SEC Commissioner Believes Rule 10b-18 should not be Available if Executives are Selling

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr. recently gave his views on stock buybacks.  Much of the speech focused on Rule 10b-18 which is used by public companies when conducting... Read more →

by   |   June 11, 2018