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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 »

Integration Issues Under the JOBS Act

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The integration doctrine must be considered when an issuer conducts multiple offerings in a short period of time.  If applicable, multiple offerings are collapsed to determine if a safe harbor or exemption still applied.  Under the JOBS Act, integration becomes important in the following situations: An issuer uses general solicitation under Rule 506(c) and a […] Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2013

SEC Expects Companies to Transition to New COSO Framework for Internal Control Reporting

Public Companies and Securities When evaluating internal control over financial reporting, Exchange Act Rule 13a-15(c) requires the evaluation to be based on a framework that is “a suitable, recognized... Read more →

by   |   November 15, 2013


SEC Unveils Proposed Regulation Crowdfunding

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed new Regulation Crowdfunding  to implement the requirements of Title III of the JOBS Act.  Regulation Crowdfunding would prescribe rules governing the offer... Read more →

by , and   |   October 28, 2013

CFPB Brings Action for Processing Illegal Debt-Settlement Fees

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, announced an enforcement action against Meracord LLC, a leading debt-settlement payment processor, for allegedly helping others... Read more →

by   |   October 5, 2013