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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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Supreme Court Interprets Sarbanes-Oxley Evidence Destruction Provisions

Scale and Gavel

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities We now know that Sarbanes-Oxley does not apply to fish . . . While conducting an offshore inspection of a commercial fishing vessel in the Gulf of Mexico, a federal agent found that the ship’s catch contained undersized red grouper, in violation of federal conservation regulations. The officer instructed the ship’s captain, Mr. Yates, to […] Read more →

by   |   February 25, 2015

governance

ISS Speaks: Proxy Access, Fee Shifting By-laws and More

Public Companies and Securities ISS has published its policy on proxy access matters.  ISS will generally recommend in favor of management and shareholder proposals for proxy access with the following... Read more →

by   |   February 19, 2015

Scale and Gavel

Sandy Hook Parents and Securities Law Professors Support Trinity Wall Street; Wal-Mart Replies

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities A group comprised of parents whose children or spouses were victims in the Sandy Hook tragedy, together with the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, have filed a brief in support... Read more →

by   |   February 15, 2015

NYSE Proposes to Clarify Proxy Solicitation Mechanics

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The NYSE proposes to amend Section 402.05 of the Listed Company Manual to clarify that listed companies soliciting proxy material through brokers or other entities must comply... Read more →

by   |   February 14, 2015