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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 »

Dodd-Frank Litigation

SEC Tells How to Fix the Faulty Initial Coin Offering

Stacks of Coins

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC simultaneously announced a pair of settled enforcement actions related to illegally offered ICOs with extensive remedial provisions to fix the faulty offerings. You can find the enforcement actions here (Airfax) and here (Paragon). The first step is to issue a press release stating you are going to offer to give everyone their money back. […] Read more →

by   |   November 17, 2018

Court Declines to Approve Settlement in Director Pay Suit

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Stein v. Blankfein et al the Delaware Court of Chancery considered a proposed settlement of litigation against directors of Goldman Sachs. The related complaint contained two... Read more →

by   |   October 24, 2018

How to Read a MAC / MAE Clause

Litigation, M&A Akorn, Inc., v. Fresenius Kabi AG et al will undoubtedly become known as the first case where a Delaware court found a material adverse effect, or MAC (often referred to as a... Read more →

by   |   October 7, 2018

SEC Charges Hedge Fund with 13D Violation

Investment Advisers, Litigation, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The SEC charged a hedge fund sponsor that manages private funds and separately managed accounts focused on global distressed, special situations, and opportunistic investing with... Read more →

by   |   July 16, 2018