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Bad People Can’t Buy Failed Banks

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Banking The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, has adopted a final rule to implement section 210(r) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Under that section, individuals or entities that have, or may have, contributed to the failure of a “covered financial company” cannot buy a covered financial company’s assets from the […] Read more →

by   |   April 20, 2014

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Mandate Withheld in Conflicts Minerals Case

Public Companies and Securities In a little known action, the Clerk of Court of the Unites States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an order in the conflicts minerals case to withhold issuance... Read more →

by   |   April 15, 2014

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Court Invalidates Conflict Minerals Rule Because it Crosses First Amendment Line

Public Companies and Securities In the end, it’s pretty simple.  The court held the conflicts minerals rule and statute embodied in Dodd-Frank violate the First Amendment to the extent the statute and rule... Read more →

by   |   April 14, 2014

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Proposed Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation Legislation

Uncategorized A bill has been introduced to bring public benefit corporations to Minnesota.  The public benefit corporation is a relatively recent legal innovation that occupies a hybrid... Read more →

by   |   April 10, 2014