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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 »

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Preliminary Planning for the 2019 Proxy Season

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities For those who want to start preparing for the 2019 proxy season, our preliminary list of important considerations is set forth below: Review 162(m) Disclosures in Proxy Statements We recommend issuers review their Section 162(m) disclosures in proxy statements. As noted on our Benefits Notes blog, on August 21, 2018, the IRS issued its initial […] Read more →

by , and   |   August 21, 2018

SEC Concept Release Explores Bold Changes to Employee Offerings Framework

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities At an open meeting on July 18th, the SEC agreed to issue a concept release exploring modifications and modernization of Rule 701 and Form S-8 for certain offerings for employees,... Read more →

by   |   July 19, 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

SEC Targets Perqs in Another Enforcement Action

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has targeted disclosure of executive perquisites in another settled enforcement action.  According to the SEC, the issuer did not follow the Commission’s standard... Read more →

by   |   July 4, 2018