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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Dodd-Frank M&A

U.S. House of Representatives Acts To Codify Registration Exemption for M&A Brokers

Broker-Dealer, M&A On December 7, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales and Brokerage Simplification Act of 2017 (H.R. 477).” The bipartisan bill passed the House by a vote of 426-0. The bill seeks to exempt certain brokers who facilitate the merger or acquisition of small businesses, also known as M&A […] Read more →

by   |   December 10, 2017

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... 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