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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

Nasdaq Proposes Changes to Shareholder Approval Rule for 20% Issuances

Public Companies and Securities Nasdaq has proposed to amend its rule regarding shareholder approval for certain securities issuances. Currently the rule requires shareholder approval for security issuances for less than the greater of book or market value (other than in the context of a public offering) if either: the issuance equals 20% of the outstanding stock or voting power […] Read more →

by   |   February 14, 2018

ISS Proxy Research Reports to Include Environmental, Social, and Governance QualityScores

Public Companies and Securities Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., or ISS, announced the launch of Environmental & Social QualityScore, a new component of ISS’ corporate profiling and scoring... Read more →

by   |   February 5, 2018

SEC Approves NYSE Rule Change to Facilitate Listing Without an IPO

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved a rule change to the NYSE listing standards to facilitate the listing of an issuer without conduction an IPO. According to the NYSE, the rule change is... Read more →

by   |   February 3, 2018

Drafting 10-K Disclosures for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Public Companies and Securities Public companies with fiscal quarters ended December 31, 2017, but not fiscal year ends, are beginning to make disclosures showing the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in... Read more →

by   |   January 25, 2018