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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 »

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Longfin, Rule 144 and Affiliate Status

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York recently issued an opinion granting a preliminary injunction with respect to alleged Section 5 violations by certain persons associated with ill-fated Regulation A+ issuer Longfin. More specifically, the preliminary injunction extends until the conclusion of the case an emergency order previously entered by […] Read more →

by   |   May 3, 2018

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Yahoo/Altaba Agree to $35 Million SEC Penalty for Failure to Disclose Massive Security Breach

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities In perhaps the SEC’s first major shot across the bow, Yahoo (now known as Altaba) has agreed to pay the SEC $35 million for failure to disclose a massive security breach to its... Read more →

by   |   April 24, 2018

SEC Clarifies Need for GAAP Reconciliations for Forecasts Used in Business Combinations

M&A, Public Companies and Securities The SEC previously noted in a Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation that financial measures included in forecasts provided to a financial advisor and used in connection with a... Read more →

by   |   April 4, 2018

ISS Updates FAQs on U.S. Proxy Voting Research and Policies

Public Companies and Securities ISS has updated its frequently asked questions on U.S. Proxy Voting Research Procedures & Policies (Excluding Compensation-Related). New and updated questions include: When... Read more →

by   |   April 2, 2018