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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 Says Disclosing Material Internal Control Weaknesses is not a Substitute for Maintaining Internal Controls

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC announced settled charges against four public companies for failing to maintain internal control over financial reporting, or ICFR, for seven to 10 consecutive annual reporting periods. Two of the charged companies also failed to complete the required evaluation of the effectiveness of ICFR for two consecutive annual reporting periods. According to the SEC’s […] Read more →

by   |   January 29, 2019

IOSCO Speaks to ESG Disclosures

Public Companies and Securities The International Organization of Securities Commissions, or IOSCO, published a statement setting out the importance for issuers of considering the inclusion of environmental,... Read more →

by   |   January 22, 2019

Revising 162(m) Disclosures in Proxy Statements

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The Section 162(m) deduction limit for performance-based compensation was repealed by the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017,... Read more →

by   |   January 9, 2019

SEC Adopts Rules to Permit Public Companies to Use Regulation A+

Public Companies and Securities As required by the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relied and Consumer Protection Act, the SEC has adopted final rules which will permit public companies to rely on the exemption from... Read more →

by   |   January 4, 2019