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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 »

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Three Bills Proposing Amendments to the Federal Securities Laws Gain Traction in Congress

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Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The U.S. House of Representatives passed three bills on February 1, 2016 that propose changes to the federal securities laws, including the Securities Act of 1933 (’33 Act) and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (’34 Act). The Fair Investment Opportunities for Professional Experts Act (H.R. 2187) passed the House by a vote of 347 to […] Read more →

by   |   February 3, 2016

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SEC 2016 Examination Priorities for Private Equity and Hedge Funds

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, or OCIE, has published its list of 2016 examination priorities. Matters of interest for private equity and hedge fund... Read more →

by   |   January 14, 2016

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Court Rejects Private Equity Group’s Claims on Put Price in LLC Agreement

Litigation, M&A, Private Equity The Delaware Court of Chancery recently explained the calculation of a put price for units in PECO Logistics, LLC v. Walnut Investment Partners, L.P. The LLC Agreement provided as... Read more →

by   |   December 30, 2015

SEC Warns on Outsourced Chief Compliance Officers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, or OCIE, recently issued a risk alert titled “Examinations of Advisers and Funds That Outsource Their... Read more →

by   |   November 30, 2015