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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

FTC Announces Regulatory Reform Process

Consumer Protection, M&A, Trump The FTC explained it was undertaking the following regulatory reform steps in a press release: New groups within the Bureau of Competition and the Bureau of Consumer Protection are working to streamline demands for information in investigations to eliminate unnecessary costs to companies and individuals who receive them. Both enforcement Bureaus are reviewing their dockets […] Read more →

by   |   April 17, 2017

Corwin Stops Litigation Where Deal Protection Measures are not Preclusive

Litigation, M&A In Re Paramount Gold And Silver Corp. Stockholders Litigation examines the interaction of Corwin, Unocal and deal protection measures.  At issue was a Merger Agreement which... Read more →

by   |   April 17, 2017

Stockholder Vote Fails Corwin Test

M&A In Re Saba Software, Inc. Stockholder Litigation considered whether a stockholder vote satisfied the Corwin test for a full informed, uncoerced vote to determine if the shift to... Read more →

by   |   April 2, 2017

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SEC Targets Lapses in Ownership Reporting in Battles for Corporate Control

Litigation, M&A, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has recently announced settlement of enforcement actions targeting violations of beneficial reporting requirements under Section 13(d) of the Act. In one of the most... Read more →

by   |   February 14, 2017