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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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Proxy Access — Week of April 26

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Public Companies and Securities During the week of April 26, 2015, 8-Ks were filed that disclosed two shareholder sponsored proxy access proposals passed and two failed.  All required three percent ownership for three years and all were opposed by the company.  Details are as follows (percentages are based on the total of votes cast for and against): Coca Cola […] Read more →

by   |   May 1, 2015

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Director Equity Grants Subject to Entire Fairness Review

Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Valma v. Templeton et al, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that grants of restricted stock units, or RSUs, to directors of Citrix Systems, Inc. were subject to an entire... Read more →

by   |   May 1, 2015

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Proxy Access Week of April 19

Public Companies and Securities During the week of April 19, 2015, 8-Ks were filed that disclosed two proxy access proposals passed and four failed.  All required three percent ownership for three years and all... Read more →

by   |   April 26, 2015

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Not Necessary to “Boil the Ocean” in FCPA Internal Investigations

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell recently gave her views on the proper scope of internal investigations regarding FCPA matters.  In her views she noted: Although we... Read more →

by   |   April 20, 2015