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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

SEC Charges Private Equity Advisor for Acting as an Unregistered Broker

M&A, Private Equity The SEC has charged a registered private equity fund adviser and its principal for receiving transaction-based compensation for the provision of brokerage services in connection with the acquisition and disposition of portfolio companies, while not being registered as a broker. There is not much more detail provided in the SEC order. The order states that […] Read more →

by   |   June 1, 2016

SEC Enforcement Chief Gives Update on Private Equity

Litigation, M&A, Private Equity Andrew Ceresney, Director, SEC Division of Enforcement, gave his views on the SEC private equity enforcement initiative at a conference. Mr. Ceresney set forth the various... Read more →

by   |   May 15, 2016

2016 Business Law Update

Employment, M&A, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities On April 7, 2016, sixteen attorneys from Stinson Leonard Street’s Minneapolis and Kansas City offices and representatives from Chartwell Financial Advisory presented an... Read more →

by   |   April 15, 2016

The SMARTER Act Passes U.S. House of Representatives Vote, Seeks to Harmonize FTC and DOJ Procedures for Challenging Unconsummated M&A Transactions

M&A On March 23, the U.S. House of Representatives voted favorably on the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act (the “SMARTER Act”), H.R. 2745. The... Read more →

by   |   March 25, 2016