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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

SEC Publishes Regulation A+ Statistics

Crowdfunding, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has published a white paper describing the types of Regulation A+ offerings to date. Facts published include: As of October 31, 2016, prospective issuers have publicly filed offering statements for 147 Regulation A+ offerings, seeking up to approximately $2.6 billion in financing. Of those, approximately 81 offerings seeking up to approximately $1.5 billion […] Read more →

by   |   December 31, 2016

Delaware Court Addresses Fee-Shifting Bylaw

Litigation, M&A, Public Companies and Securities In 2015, Section 115 was added to the Delaware General Corporation Law, or DGCL providing that Delaware corporations may adopt bylaws requiring that internal corporate claims be... Read more →

by   |   December 28, 2016

ISS Provides Updated Compensation Plan and Executive Compensation FAQs

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities ISS has updated its equity compensation plan FAQs. New and materially updated questions include: If a company grants performance-based awards, how will the shares be counted for... Read more →

by   |   December 19, 2016

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Legislation Creating Small Business Advocacy within the SEC Heading to the President’s Desk

Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Public Companies and Securities On December 10, the SEC Small Business Advocate Act was approved by the Senate, clearing the way for signature by the President. The measure, which creates an advocacy office for... Read more →

by   |   December 12, 2016