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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 »

Crowdfunding Investor Bulletin Issued by SEC

Crowdfunding On February 16, 2016, the SEC posted an investor bulletin relating to equity crowdfunding intended to educate the public about the process for investing in equity crowdfunding and some of the risks involved. On May 16, 2016, Regulation Crowdfunding will become effective, allowing non-accredited investors to invest limited amounts in private offerings conducted through an […] Read more →

by   |   February 18, 2016

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

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... Read more →

by   |   February 1, 2016

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

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