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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 Clarifies Need for GAAP Reconciliations for Forecasts Used in Business Combinations

M&A, Public Companies and Securities The SEC previously noted in a Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation that financial measures included in forecasts provided to a financial advisor and used in connection with a business combination transaction are not non-GAAP financial measures if: the financial measures are included in forecasts provided to the financial advisor for the purpose of rendering an opinion […] Read more →

by   |   April 4, 2018

ISS Updates FAQs on U.S. Proxy Voting Research and Policies

Public Companies and Securities ISS has updated its frequently asked questions on U.S. Proxy Voting Research Procedures & Policies (Excluding Compensation-Related). New and updated questions include: When... Read more →

by   |   April 2, 2018

Advocacy Group Requests SEC to Investigate Irregularities in Pay Ratios

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities An advocacy group, Public Citizen, has requested the SEC to investigate irregularities and inconsistencies in pay ratios reported by public companies. According to the group’s... Read more →

by   |   March 29, 2018

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Hensarling Pressures Senate to Negotiate Dodd-Frank Reform

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... Read more →

by   |   March 28, 2018