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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

Advocacy Group Requests SEC to Investigate Irregularities in Pay Ratios

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities An advocacy group, Public Citizen, has requested the SEC to investigate irregularities and inconsistencies in pay ratios reported by public companies. According to the group’s press release: The letter documents a number of irregularities and inconsistencies in the reported data, highlighting dramatically different reported figures from similar companies in the same industries – companies that... Read more →

by   |   March 29, 2018

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Hensarling Pressures Senate to Negotiate Dodd-Frank Reform

Banking, Public Companies and Securities On March 14, 2018, the Senate passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act which has been billed as Dodd-Frank reform. Some refer to it as the... Read more →

by   |   March 28, 2018

Updates to Minnesota Corporate Laws

M&A, Public Companies and Securities The Minnesota legislature is on the verge of approving several changes to the Minnesota Business Corporation Act, Chapter 302A of the Minnesota Statutes (the MBCA), in order to... Read more →

by   |   March 22, 2018

Fintech Company Subject to SEC Enforcement Action for Exceeding Rule 701 Option Grant Limit

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Subject to its limits, Rule 701 permits non-reporting companies to grant employees equity without registration under the Securities Act of 1933.  One component of Rule 701... Read more →

by   |   March 17, 2018