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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

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 sponsors is that related to the duty of loyalty which addresses conflicts of interest.  By nature the sponsor’s relationship with investors is complex, and inherent in almost every structure is […] 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

Updates to Minnesota Corporate Laws

M&A, Public Companies and Securities The Minnesota legislature is on the verge of approving several changes to the Minnesota Business Corporation Act, Chapter 302A of the Minnesota Statutes (the MBCA), in order to... Read more →

by   |   March 22, 2018

Business Judgment or Entire Fairness: The Meaning of Delaware’s Interested Director Statute

M&A Cummings v. Eden et al was a case where the Delaware Court of Chancery examined allegations that members of a board of directors breached their fiduciary duties in connection with... Read more →

by   |   March 14, 2018