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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 »

New Tax Bill Unleashes Flood of SEC Disclosures

US Capitol Building

Public Companies and Securities, Trump The new tax bill awaiting President Trump’s signature has unleashed a flood of disclosures in SEC filings. The new bill was unartfully renamed  “To provide for reconciliation to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018” in the final legislation.  SEC filings appear to be sticking, at least […] Read more →

by   |   December 21, 2017

Issuers Seek to Exclude Images from Shareholder Proposals Under SLB 14I

Public Companies and Securities Among other things, SEC Staff Legal Bulleting No. 14I provides guidance on excluding images from shareholder proposals. SLB14I provides the Division of Corporation Finance’s... Read more →

by   |   December 18, 2017

ISS Updates FAQs for 2018 Proxy Season

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has published updates of the following documents: U.S. Equity Compensation Plans – Frequently Asked Questions U.S. Compensation Policies – Frequently Asked Questions... Read more →

by   |   December 15, 2017

Delaware Supreme Court Reverses Dell Appraisal Decision

M&A The Delaware Supreme Court has reversed the Court of Chancery’s appraisal decision in Dell, Inc. v. Magnestar Global Event Driven Master Fund Ltd. et al.  The Chancery Court... Read more →

by   |   December 14, 2017