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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

Delaware Addresses Exclusive Representations, Integration and Exclusive Remedies Provisions

Litigation, M&A, Private Equity In Prairie Capital III, L.P. v. Double E Holding Corp. the Delaware Court of Chancery examined exclusive representations and integration clauses, omissions and exclusive remedies provisions.  The opinion notes: Delaware law enforces clauses that identify the specific information on which a party has relied and which foreclose reliance on other information. A party cannot promise, […] Read more →

by   |   November 28, 2015

How Many Regulation A+ Offerings Has the SEC Qualified?

Crowdfunding, M&A, Public Companies and Securities Registered statements are “declared effective” by the SEC; Regulation A+ offering documents are “qualified” by the SEC, and when it happens an EDGAR... Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2015

Court Examines Disclosure Duties in Consent Solicitaion Removing Directors

M&A In Kerbawy v. McDonnell, the Delaware Court of Chancery affirmed the validity of a solicitation of written consents that removed certain directors and appointed new directors. A... Read more →

by   |   August 26, 2015

Court Reviews Validity of Escrow Claims

Litigation, M&A Gore, et al., v. Al Jazeera America Holdings I, Inc. emphasizes not only the necessity to carefully draft indemnification claim provisions in merger agreements but the need to... Read more →

by   |   August 13, 2015