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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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SEC Staff Relaxes Conflict Minerals Reporting

Public Companies and Securities Effective immediately, the SEC staff has relaxed conflict minerals reporting requirements by public companies. The change was triggered by the entry of a final judgment in the conflict minerals case. SEC Guidance The SEC staff took the action because of uncertainties surrounding the constitutionality of Item 1.01(c) of Form SD. Under the new guidance, Item 1.01(c) […] Read more →

by   |   April 7, 2017

Equity Grants to Directors Subject to Business Judgment Review as a Result of Specific Plan Limits

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Delaware Court of Chancery examined equity grants to directors in In Re Investors Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation.  The equity incentive plan, or EIP, at issue included... Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2017

Court Enters Final Judgment in Conflict Minerals Case

Public Companies and Securities The United States District Court for the District of Columbia has entered a final judgment in the conflict minerals case. The final judgment is identical to the proposed judgment... Read more →

by   |   April 3, 2017

Read the New Rules before You Make Your Next SEC Filing

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued final rules that reflect self-executing provisions of the JOBS Act. Because they were self-executing provisions of the JOBS Act, they do not change existing... Read more →

by   |   April 1, 2017