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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 »

CFPB Wants Free Consumer Credit Scores

Consumer Protection In a recent speech, CFPB Director Richard Cordray stated “I recently sent letters and followed up with phone calls to the CEOs of the nation’s top credit card companies strongly encouraging them to consider making credit scores and educational content freely available to their customers on a regular basis.”  The CFPB believes, among other things, […] Read more →

by Ethan Mark   |   March 11, 2014

SEC Private Equity Enforcement: Expenses, Distributions, Marketing and Custody

Investment Advisers, Litigation, Private Equity Recent SEC charges against a registered investment adviser to a private fund and one of its co-founders illustrate recurring themes in SEC enforcement actions against private... Read more →

by Ethan Mark   |   February 25, 2014

SEC Publishes Draft Strategic Plan For Public Comment

Derivatives, Municipal Advisors, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has published for public comment its Draft Strategic Plan that outlines the agency’s strategic goals for fiscal years 2014 to 2018. To comment on the 2014-2018 Draft... Read more →

by Ethan Mark   |   February 3, 2014

Examples of Merger Agreement Provisions Addressing Attorney-Client Privilege After Great Hill

Litigation, Private Equity In Great Hill Equity Partners IV v. SIG Growth Equity Fund I, Del. Ch., C.A. No. 7906-CS (Nov. 15, 2013), the Delaware Court of Chancery held that the target’s attorney-client... Read more →

by Ethan Mark   |   January 28, 2014