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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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8th Circuit to Determine Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim

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Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska has certified a question for interlocutory appeal to the Eighth Circuit in the case of Bussing v. COR Clearing, LLC (8:12-cv-238). The question involves whether improper conduct has to be reported to the SEC to qualify for anti-retaliation whistleblower protection under the Dodd-Frank Act. You […] Read more →

by   |   July 22, 2014

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Examples of Social Media in M&A Transactions

Public Companies and Securities In April 2014, the SEC provided guidance on the use of social media in M&A and other contexts. Companies have begun to cautiously make use of the guidance but the flood gates... Read more →

by   |   July 20, 2014

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When is a Consultant an Executive Officer? – SEC Brings Another Case

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has instituted administrative proceedings against a registrant and others alleging that two individuals with prior law violations secretly controlled the operational and... Read more →

by   |   July 16, 2014

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Due Process Requires US Committee on Foreign Investment to Let the Sunshine In

Energy On July 15 the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit told CFIUS (the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States) that constitutional due... Read more →

by   |   July 16, 2014