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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 »

SEC Commissioner Wonders if SAFEs are Safe for Crowdfunding

Public Companies and Securities In remarks at the Annual SEC/NASAA Conference, SEC Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar focused on the suitability and adequacy of disclosure of a security known as a “SAFE” that has been used in crowdfunding transactions. SAFE is an acronym for “simple agreement for future equity.”  The terms of the security were outlined in a Virginia Law […] Read more →

by   |   May 10, 2017

SEC Accountant Speaks to Revenue Recognition

Public Companies and Securities Sylvia E. Alicea, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant, gave her views on implementation of the new revenue recognition standard at a conference... Read more →

by   |   May 9, 2017

SEC ALJ Lifts Reg A+ Suspension of Issuer

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities As we noted here, the SEC temporarily suspended the Tier 2 Regulation A+ offering of Med-X, Inc. The SEC stated it temporarily suspended the offering because Med-X has not filed... Read more →

by   |   May 8, 2017

Defendants in Stock Purchase Indemnification Action Entitled to Advancement under Bylaws

M&A In Davis et al v. EMSI Holding Co., the Delaware Court of Chancery held that officers and directors of an acquired company were entitled to advancement under the acquired... Read more →

by   |   May 5, 2017