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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 »

Trump Administration Plan for Financial Regulation Includes Reducing Regulatory Compliance Activities for Bank Boards

Banking, Trump The U.S. Department of the Treasury today issued its first in a series of reports to President Donald J. Trump examining the United States’ financial regulatory system. Appendix B to the report includes 16 pages of detailed recommendations, noting which actions do not require further legislation. The action is not meant to displace the Financial […] Read more →

by   |   June 12, 2017

Separate Shareholder Vote to Approve Insider Transaction Found Coercive Under Corwin

M&A Sciabacucchi v. Liberty Broadband Corporation (Del. Ch. 2017) involved Charter Communications, Inc.’s (“Charter” or the “Company”) acquisition of Bright House... Read more →

by   |   June 6, 2017

PCAOB Approves Expanded Auditor’s Report to Require Communication of Critical Audit Matters

Public Companies and Securities The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board adopted a new auditor reporting standard that will require more information about the audit. The new standard is subject to SEC... Read more →

by   |   June 1, 2017

Early Revenue Recognition Adopters Provide Some Guidance on MD&A Disclosures

Public Companies and Securities I recently wrote a blog on considerations for MD&A disclosures on adoption of the new revenue recognition standard. After learning a few Form 10-Qs had been filed by early... Read more →

by   |   June 1, 2017