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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

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 Emmer of Minnesota introduced this bill that would add a new type of exempt transaction under section 4 of the Securities Act of 1933. Representative Emmer’s “micro offerings” would […] Read more →

by   |   March 29, 2016

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

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

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... Read more →

by   |   February 3, 2016

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