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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

Critical Audit Matters (CAMs) and M&A

M&A, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved the PCAOB’s standard regarding the communication of critical audit matters for public companies, referred to as CAMs, which will provide information in the audit report about matters arising from the audit that required especially challenging, subjective, or complex auditor judgment, and how the auditor responded to those matters. CAMs will be […] Read more →

by   |   December 3, 2017

New SEC C&DIs on Non-GAAP Financial Measures for Business Combinations

M&A, Public Companies and Securities The SEC staff has issued two new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations, or CD&Is, on non-GAAP financial measures in the context of business combinations. In the first... Read more →

by   |   October 17, 2017

Public M&A Deal Addresses New Revenue Recognition Standard

M&A A recent public company acquisition transaction addresses FASB’s new revenue recognition standard. In the transaction, Envestnet (NYSE: ENV), a provider of systems for... Read more →

by   |   September 27, 2017

SEC Charges Platinum Equity for Misallocation of Broken Deal Expenses

M&A, Private Equity The SEC announced a settled action against Beverly Hills-based investment adviser, Platinum Equity Advisors, LLC, for charging three of its private equity fund clients with about... Read more →

by   |   September 21, 2017