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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 Tags Private Equity Group for Accelerated Fees

Litigation, Private Equity The SEC entered into an agreed settlement with a private equity group for receiving accelerated fees without the consent of all necessary parties prior to the commitment of capital. The SEC alleged the private equity group typically entered into agreements with portfolio companies, pursuant to which it received periodic fees in exchange for performing consulting […] Read more →

by   |   July 3, 2018

Supreme Court Finds Appointment of SEC ALJs Unconstitutional – What’s Next?

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission, the SEC brought an administrative action before one of its administrative law judges, or ALJ’s, against Raymond Lucia for... Read more →

by   |   June 24, 2018

House Subcommittee Reviews Legislation that would Fundamentally Alter Securities Litigation

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The House Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments held a hearing which reviewed two pieces of legislation that have been introduced: H.R. 2128, the “Due... Read more →

by   |   June 13, 2018

SEC Charges 13 Private Fund Advisers for Failure to File Form PF

Litigation, Private Equity The SEC announced settlements with 13 registered private fund investment advisers who repeatedly failed to provide required information that the agency uses to monitor risk. In... Read more →

by   |   June 2, 2018