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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 »

Shareholder Proponent Gets Aggressive with Exempt Solicitations

Public Companies and Securities We have noted an aggressive use of exempt solicitations by a shareholder proponent following the annual meeting when the solicitation is complete or making preemptive strikes before the proxy is published. You can find an example here.  We are not publishing more of the filing so that we do not aide the proponent in his efforts. […] Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2018

Recent SEC Comments on Revenue Recognition

Public Companies and Securities For those of you who still have time or can tweak your second quarter 10-Q, we have noticed these recent comments on revenue recognition: Netflix, Inc. Please provide us with your... Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2018

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SEC Raises Threshold for Additional Disclosures Under Rule 701

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Rule 701 under the Securities Act of 1933 provides an exemption from registration for securities issued by non-reporting companies pursuant to compensatory arrangements. The... Read more →

by   |   July 18, 2018

House Passes JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, M&A, Public Companies and Securities The United States House of Representatives passed the bipartisan JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018, which is often referred to as JOBS Act 3.0. The bill is comprised of 32... Read more →

by   |   July 17, 2018