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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 »

New Corp Fin CDIs Clarify QIB Status for Rule 144A Offerings

Public Companies and Securities The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance staff released 35 new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) (available here) on December 8th. Among numerous interpretations focused on issues applicable to foreign private issuers and offshore offerings under Regulation S were several C&DIs providing new interpretations of the SEC’s rules for determining qualified institutional... Read more →

by   |   December 9, 2016

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New Tender Offer CDIs Issued by SEC’s Office of Mergers and Acquisitions

M&A, Public Companies and Securities The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance staff issued seven Tender Offers and Schedules C&DIs on November 18th in relation to aspects of the tender offer rules under... Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2016

Four Eye-Opening New C&DIs Issued by the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance

Public Companies and Securities The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance released four new compliance and disclosure interpretations (C&DIs) on November 17th addressing aspects of offerings under... Read more →

by   |   November 17, 2016

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SEC Staff Allows Exclusion of “Fix Proxy Access” Proposal under (i)(10)

Public Companies and Securities In a recently issued no-action letter, the staff of the SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance allowed a company to exclude a shareholder proposal seeking specific changes to... Read more →

by   |   November 11, 2016