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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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Mandate Withheld in Conflicts Minerals Case

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Public Companies and Securities In a little known action, the Clerk of Court of the Unites States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an order in the conflicts minerals case to withhold issuance of a mandate until seven days after disposition of any timely petition for rehearing or petition for rehearing en banc. You can see […] Read more →

by   |   April 15, 2014

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Court Invalidates Conflict Minerals Rule Because it Crosses First Amendment Line

Public Companies and Securities In the end, it’s pretty simple.  The court held the conflicts minerals rule and statute embodied in Dodd-Frank violate the First Amendment to the extent the statute and rule... Read more →

by   |   April 14, 2014

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SEC Lays Out Road Map on Disclosure Reform

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Keith F. Higgins, Director, SEC Division of Corporation Finance, recently laid out the SEC staff’s approach to the much discussed disclosure reform initiative.  Highlights are... Read more →

by   |   April 11, 2014

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New C&DIs Contemplate Intrastate Crowdfunded Offerings

Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Private Equity This week the SEC released three new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) relating to Rule 147, which applies to securities that exempt from registration pursuant... Read more →

by   |   April 10, 2014