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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 »

MSRB Warns Municipalities, Underwriters and Municipal Advisors about Selective Disclosure

Municipal Advisors Regulation FD prohibits public companies from disclosing material nonpublic information to designated classes of persons such as securities professionals and holders of the issuer’s securities without, in most cases, simultaneous public disclosure. For many good reasons, public companies generally prohibit disclosure of material non-public information to anyone not subject to a confidentiality... Read more →

by   |   September 13, 2017

Stacks of Coins

SEC Chief Accountant Speaks to Financial Statement Requirements for Initial Coin Offerings

Blockchain Technology, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chief Accountant Wesley R. Bricker recently gave remarks at the AICPA National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions. Mr. Bricker spoke to the adoption of... Read more →

by   |   September 11, 2017

New York City Comptroller Launches Campaign for Corporate Board Diversity, Independence, and Climate Expertise

Public Companies and Securities New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and the New York City Pension Funds launched the “Boardroom Accountability Project 2.0.” The campaign seeks to make corporate... Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2017

Duka Beats Fraud Charge in SEC Administrative Court

Litigation Barbara Duka was an employee of Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services. The SEC contended that Duka loosened S&P’s methodology for rating commercial mortgage-backed... Read more →

by   |   August 31, 2017