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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

Successful Two-Step Tender Offer has the Same Revlon Cleansing Effect as a Stockholder Vote

M&A The plaintiffs in In Re Volcano Corp. Stockholder Litigation were former public stockholders of a company that was acquired for $18 per share in an all-cash merger. Just five months prior, the target company had declined an offer of $24 per share from the same acquiror. After the companies announced the merger, the plaintiffs brought […] Read more →

by   |   July 1, 2016

Tesla, SolarCity and Social Media

M&A, Public Companies and Securities Tesla, in an offer to acquire SolarCity, appears to be the first to announce a major proposed acquisition by a blog post. Since an 8-K was also filed, it can’t be sole proof... Read more →

by   |   June 21, 2016

Pending Legislation Would Streamline Regulation of Private Equity

M&A, Private Equity On June 16, 2016, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Investment Advisers Modernization Act of 2016 (H.R. 5424) as part of a package of several economic growth... Read more →

by   |   June 17, 2016

Nasdaq Golden Leash Proposal

Executive Compensation, Litigation, M&A, Public Companies and Securities Nasdaq recently extended the comment period for its proposed disclosure requirements on golden leash arrangements. Some may wonder why the proposal is controversial.  For an... Read more →

by   |   June 4, 2016