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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

Delaware Supreme Court Says Window Shopping Without Auction Enough in C&J-Nabors Case

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Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In November, the Delaware Chancery Court agreed to temporarily bar C&J Energy Services Inc. investors from voting on a proposed merger between C&J and the hydraulic fracturing and well-sealing units of Nabors Industries Ltd.   The court directed C&J to seek out buyers during a 30-day freeze.  The record below was somewhat sketchy, but the court […] Read more →

by   |   December 19, 2014

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3rd Circuit Holds Dodd-Frank Retaliation Claim Subject to Arbitration

Broker-Dealer, Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In Khazin v. TD Ameritrade the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that securities-related retaliation claims brought under Dodd-Frank pursuant to 15 U.S.C.... Read more →

by   |   December 19, 2014

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SEC Proposes JOBS Act Rules for Exchange Act Registration Requirements

Banking, Public Companies and Securities As mandated by the JOBS Act, the SEC has issued proposed amendments to revise the rules related to the thresholds for registration, termination of registration, and suspension of... Read more →

by   |   December 18, 2014

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Study Concludes ISS Data on Voting Against Hostile Takeovers is Flawed

Public Companies and Securities On October 22, 2014, ISS published a note on the financial consequences for shareholders to vote “NO” to a proposed hostile takeover (see article here).   ISS claimed to... Read more →

by   |   December 17, 2014