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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 »

House to (Again) Consider Bill to Exempt M&A Brokers from Exchange Act Registration

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Broker-Dealer, M&A A bill that would provide a federal statutory exemption from the broker-dealer registration requirements under Section 15(a) of the Exchange Act for certain so called “M&A brokers” has been placed on the calendar for consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives. M&A brokers are generally defined as persons who are subject to Section 15(a) only […] Read more →

by   |   February 1, 2016

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SEC Finalizes Regulation Crowdfunding — Intermediary Requirements

Broker-Dealer, Crowdfunding, Investment Advisers The Securities and Exchange Commission issued final rules to implement the equity crowdfunding provisions under the JOBS Act on October 30, 2015, termed Regulation Crowdfunding. ... Read more →

by   |   November 11, 2015

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Get Ready for Crowdfunding

Broker-Dealer, Private Equity The SEC is expected to vote today to approve final rules to implement Title III of the JOBS Act, which will permit so-called equity crowdfunding for the first time. It has been... Read more →

by   |   October 30, 2015

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Minnesota Adopts Crowdfunding Law

Public Companies and Securities Minnesota has adopted an intrastate crowdfunding exemption referred to as “MNvest.”  The legislation is meant to work in tandem with the federal exemption for intrastate... Read more →

by , and   |   June 15, 2015