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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 »

Fed Governor Says Volker Rule Thresholds Should be Raised

Banking, Private Equity In testimony before a Senate committee, Federal Reserve Governor Daniel K. Tarullo suggested the threshold for the Volker rule should be raised.  He noted the Volcker rule and the incentive compensation requirements of Section 956 of the Dodd-Frank Act are directed at concerns generally present only with larger institutions, but the Volcker rule by its terms […] Read more →

by   |   March 22, 2015

SEC Identifies Enforcement Priorities for Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds

Investment Advisers, Private Equity Julie M. Riewe, Co-Chief, Asset Management Unit, SEC Division of Enforcement identified enforcement priorities for hedge funds and private equity funds. For private funds —... Read more →

by   |   February 27, 2015

Case Examines Ratification of Corporate Acts Under New Delaware Statute

Uncategorized The Delaware Court of Chancery explained the operation of recently adopted Sections 204 and 205 of the Delaware General Corporation Law, or DGCL, in a case captioned In Re Numoda... Read more →

by   |   February 9, 2015

Delaware Court Examines Implied Covenant of Good Faith Related to Earn-Out

Uncategorized In Fortis Advisors LLC, as the equity representative v. Dialog Semiconductor PLC, the Delaware Court of Chancery examined the implied covenant of good faith in the context of an... Read more →

by   |   January 31, 2015