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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

How to Read a MAC / MAE Clause

Litigation, M&A Akorn, Inc., v. Fresenius Kabi AG et al will undoubtedly become known as the first case where a Delaware court found a material adverse effect, or MAC (often referred to as a material adverse effect, or MAE), to exist. The opinion also contains a helpful description of how to read an MAE clause. MAE clauses […] Read more →

by   |   October 7, 2018

FTC Speaks to Timing of Consent Orders

M&A The FTC recently spoke about the time it takes review a consent package after FTC staff and the parties formally submit a settlement package to the Director of the Bureau of... Read more →

by   |   September 16, 2018

#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... 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