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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 »

NYSE Proposes to Clarify Proxy Solicitation Mechanics

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The NYSE proposes to amend Section 402.05 of the Listed Company Manual to clarify that listed companies soliciting proxy material through brokers or other entities must comply with SEC Rule 14a-13. Rule 14a-13 mandates that listed companies must inquire of the record holder whether other persons are beneficial owners of the subject shares and, if […] Read more →

by   |   February 14, 2015

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ISS Posts FAQs on Compensation Policies

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized ISS has posted new FAQs on U.S. compensation policies. There are 104 FAQs spanning 43 pages. Given their breadth, they are difficult to summarize. But they cover topics ranging... Read more →

by   |   February 10, 2015

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AICPA Provides Guidance on Conflict Minerals Representation Letters

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized A standard part of every financial statement audit is providing the auditor a representation letter reaffirming certain assertions that are implicit in preparation of financial... Read more →

by   |   February 1, 2015

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SEC Eases Terms for 5-Day Debt Tender Offers

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The SEC recently provided no-action relief for five-day tender offers. The new no-action letter eases requirements in the following areas: The tender offer must be open for five... Read more →

by   |   January 25, 2015