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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 Brings Enforcement Action for Inadequately Documented Perks but Does Not Impose Penalty

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC charged a biopharmaceutical company with committing a series of accounting controls and disclosure violations, including the failure to properly report as compensation millions of dollars in perks provided to its then-CEO and then-CFO. According to the SEC, Tennessee-based Provectus lacked sufficient controls surrounding the reporting and disclosure of travel and entertainment expenses submitted... Read more →

by   |   December 12, 2017

SEC Halts Initial Coin Offering; Chair Clayton Speaks

Public Companies and Securities Munchee Inc., a California-based company selling digital tokens to investors to raise capital for its blockchain-based food review service halted its initial coin offering (ICO)... Read more →

by   |   December 11, 2017

SEC Approves Revised NYSE Material News Release Rule

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved the NYSE’s proposal to amend Section 202.06 of the Listed Company Manual to prohibit listed companies from issuing material news after the official closing... Read more →

by   |   December 6, 2017

Critical Audit Matters (CAMs) and M&A

M&A, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has approved the PCAOB’s standard regarding the communication of critical audit matters for public companies, referred to as CAMs, which will provide information in the... Read more →

by   |   December 3, 2017