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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 Public Companies and Securities

Same Plaintiff Files New Complaint to Force SEC to Act on Rulemaking Petition Regarding Political Contributions

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Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The United States District Court for the District of Columbia recently dismissed Stephen M. Silberstein’s complaint to mandate the SEC to adopt rules regarding disclosure of political contributions. Among other things, the Court found that a claim under § 706(1) of the Administrative Procedures Act can proceed only where a plaintiff asserts that an agency […] Read more →

by   |   February 8, 2016

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U.S. House of Representatives Pass Bill Seeking to Raise Disclosure Thresholds under SEC Rule 701

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized A bill (H.R. 1675) seeking to increase the information disclosure threshold under SEC Rule 701 passed the U.S. House of Representatives on February 3 by a vote of 265 to 159. Rule... Read more →

by   |   February 4, 2016

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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

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Yahoo! Compensation Litigation – History May Not Repeat Itself but it Often Rhymes

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Delaware Court of Chancery has issued an opinion on a Section 220 demand made against Yahoo! No complaint has yet been filed, and although Vice Chancellor Laster speculates on... Read more →

by   |   February 3, 2016