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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 »

Hensarling Pressures Senate to Negotiate Dodd-Frank Reform

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Banking, Public Companies and Securities On March 14, 2018, the Senate passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act which has been billed as Dodd-Frank reform. Some refer to it as the “Crapo bill”, which is a reference to its sponsor, Republican Michael Crapo from Idaho. Some characterize the Crapo bill as providing needed regulatory relief for smaller […] Read more →

by   |   March 28, 2018

Fintech Company Subject to SEC Enforcement Action for Exceeding Rule 701 Option Grant Limit

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Subject to its limits, Rule 701 permits non-reporting companies to grant employees equity without registration under the Securities Act of 1933.  One component of Rule 701... Read more →

by   |   March 17, 2018

Business Judgment or Entire Fairness: The Meaning of Delaware’s Interested Director Statute

M&A Cummings v. Eden et al was a case where the Delaware Court of Chancery examined allegations that members of a board of directors breached their fiduciary duties in connection with... Read more →

by   |   March 14, 2018

Court Considers Interaction between Alleged Controlling Stockholder and Corwin

M&A In Re Rouse Properties, Inc. Fiduciary Litigation considers what the Delaware Court of Chancery describes as a pattern in the post-Corwin, post-MFW world. The pattern involves... Read more →

by   |   March 11, 2018