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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 »

ISS Posts FAQs on Compensation Policies

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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 from say-on-pay, pay-for-performance, defining peer companies, problematic pay practices, equity plans, change of control matters and the like. ABOUT STINSON LEONARD STREET Stinson Leonard Street LLP […] 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

Proxy Access: More File to Exclude Proposals

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized Since our last update, the following public companies have submitted no-action letters to exclude shareholder proposals submitted by the New York City Pension Funds because the... Read more →

by   |   January 9, 2015