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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 M&A

#MeToo Clauses Being Added to Merger Agreements

Employment, M&A, Public Companies and Securities Some merger agreements are starting to include representations and warranties regarding the absence of allegations of sexual harassment against senior officials. Some examples follow. Brookfield Asset Management’s acquisition of Forest City Realty To the Knowledge of the Company, in the last five (5) years, no allegations of sexual harassment have been made to the Company […] Read more →

by   |   August 1, 2018

House Passes JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, M&A, Public Companies and Securities The United States House of Representatives passed the bipartisan JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018, which is often referred to as JOBS Act 3.0. The bill is comprised of 32... Read more →

by   |   July 17, 2018

SEC Proposed Interpretive Guidance for Investment Advisers: Implications for Private Equity

Investment Advisers, M&A The SEC’s recent proposed guidance for investment advisers has implications for private equity sponsors.  Perhaps the most important part of the guidance for private equity... Read more →

by   |   April 29, 2018

SEC Clarifies Need for GAAP Reconciliations for Forecasts Used in Business Combinations

M&A, Public Companies and Securities The SEC previously noted in a Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation that financial measures included in forecasts provided to a financial advisor and used in connection with a... Read more →

by   |   April 4, 2018