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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 Private Equity

SEC Enforcement Chief Gives Update on Private Equity

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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 categories of enforcement cases, which at this point are well known. The categories include cases against: Advisers that receive undisclosed fees and expenses; Advisers that impermissibly shift and misallocate […] Read more →

by   |   May 15, 2016

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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

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Three Bills Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Concerning Access to Capital Markets

Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities On March 23, 2016, three bills affecting access to capital markets were introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 4850: Micro Offering Safe Harbor Representative Tom... Read more →

by   |   March 29, 2016

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Seller’s Disclaimer of Extracontractual Representations Is Not Enough To Preclude a Fraud Claim

Litigation, M&A, Private Equity In FdG Logistics LLC v. A&R Logistics Holdings, Inc. Chancellor Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery found that a seller’s disclaimer of extracontractual... Read more →

by   |   February 23, 2016