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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

Dodd-Frank May Be Difficult, But XBRL Might Be Harder

Public Companies and Securities On January 30, 2009, the SEC adopted rules which require public companies to publish their financial statements in an interactive format using the eXtensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL.  Large accelerated filers were transitioned to XBRL in 2009 and 2010.  All other issuers must begin providing interactive data with Form 10-Q for a fiscal period […] Read more →

by   |   October 24, 2010

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New Regulation FD Case-Winks and Nods Still Count

Public Companies and Securities The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced enforcement actions against Office Depot, Inc. and two executives for violating or causing violations of fair disclosure... Read more →

by   |   October 21, 2010

Beware of Twitter

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities Companies, like athletes, show business types, and your teenage kids, have been flocking to twitter.  Be careful, says Michele N. Anderson, Chief of the Office of Mergers and... Read more →

by   |   October 20, 2010

SEC Chairman Speaks to NACD — Upcoming Rulemaking; Recent Proxy Rules

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Yesterday, Mary L. Schapiro, Chairperson of the SEC, addressed the National Association of Corporate Directors. She reviewed several recent SEC proxy rules which pre-date... Read more →

by   |   October 20, 2010