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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

New Decision Bodes Well for SEC in Conflict Minerals Case

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Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In April 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia held the SEC’s conflict minerals rule and statute embodied in Dodd-Frank violate the First Amendment to the extent the statute and rule require regulated entities to report to the SEC and to state on their website that any of their products […] Read more →

by   |   July 29, 2014

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8th Circuit to Determine Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska has certified a question for interlocutory appeal to the Eighth Circuit in the case of Bussing v. COR Clearing, LLC... Read more →

by   |   July 22, 2014

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Examples of Social Media in M&A Transactions

Public Companies and Securities In April 2014, the SEC provided guidance on the use of social media in M&A and other contexts. Companies have begun to cautiously make use of the guidance but the flood gates... Read more →

by   |   July 20, 2014

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When is a Consultant an Executive Officer? – SEC Brings Another Case

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has instituted administrative proceedings against a registrant and others alleging that two individuals with prior law violations secretly controlled the operational and... Read more →

by   |   July 16, 2014