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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 »

Bipartisan Members of Congress and NASAA Declare Support for SEC’s Proposed Modernization of Rules to Facilitate Intrastate Crowdfunding Offerings

Broker-Dealer, Crowdfunding On October 7, 2016, a bipartisan contingent of members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the president of the North American Securities Administrator Association (NASAA) coordinated a duel message to the SEC regarding its rule amendments to accommodate intrastate crowdfunding. The specific SEC rules at issue are Rules 147 and 504. The letter from […] Read more →

by   |   October 19, 2016

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U.S. House of Representatives Pass the Accelerating Access to Capital Act

Public Companies and Securities Earlier today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Accelerating Access to Capital Act aimed at facilitating the formation of capital for U.S. small businesses.  The... Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2016

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OTC Markets, Inc. Asks SEC To Open Regulation A+ to Reporting Issuers

Public Companies and Securities On June 6, 2016, the OTC Markets Group Inc., the entity operating three major over-the-counter marketplaces (“OTC”), submitted a rulemaking petition to the SEC.  The... Read more →

by   |   June 9, 2016

The SEC Amends Form 10-K

Public Companies and Securities Earlier today, the SEC issued an interim final rule amending Form 10-K pursuant to section 72001 of the FAST Act.  That section required the SEC to allow issuers to include... Read more →

by   |   June 1, 2016