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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 »

Elon Musk, Twitter and Disclosure Controls and Procedures

Public Companies and Securities In perhaps the fastest moving SEC enforcement action of all time, the SEC charged Elon Musk with securities fraud on September 27, 2018 after settlement agreements reportedly fell apart.  Selecting the nuclear option, one of the remedies the SEC sought was to bar the iconic Mr. Musk as serving as an officer or director of […] Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2018

ISS Issues FAQs on GICS Code 5020 Implementation

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities On September 28, 2018, S&P Dow Jones Indices and MSCI, Inc. will introduce a new grouping to their Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) system. This new... Read more →

by   |   September 27, 2018

SEC Staff Provides Relief for Form 10-Qs under Disclosure Simplification Rules

Public Companies and Securities SEC staff recently issued this Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation: Question 105.09 Question: On August 17, 2018, the SEC adopted amendments to certain disclosure... Read more →

by   |   September 25, 2018

FTC Speaks to Timing of Consent Orders

M&A The FTC recently spoke about the time it takes review a consent package after FTC staff and the parties formally submit a settlement package to the Director of the Bureau of... Read more →

by   |   September 16, 2018