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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

Drafting Contracts under the New Revenue Recognition Standard

Public Companies and Securities The new revenue recognition standards under GAAP (Accounting Standards Update 2014-09; Topic 606) will be applicable to public companies for annual reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2017. While much time and effort is being put into adoption of the new standard, consideration should also be given to how contracts can be drafted to facilitate […] Read more →

by   |   April 27, 2017

Shareholder Seeks to Block Amendment to Intel Stock Plan

Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities A shareholder of Intel Corporation has filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The shareholder seeks a preliminary and... Read more →

by   |   April 26, 2017

FINRA Solicits Comments on Rules Impacting Capital Formation and Proposed Changes to the Corporate Financing Rule

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities In what seems to be a bow to the Trump Administration, FINRA has issued Regulatory Notice 17-14 which broadly seeks comments on FINRA rules that impact capital formation. Specific... Read more →

by   |   April 20, 2017

US Capitol Building

Draft Financial Choice Act 2.0 Prohibits Universal Proxy and Restricts Shareholder Proposals

Public Companies and Securities The House Financial Services Committee has released a discussion draft of a revised Financial Choice Act. The Committee will hold a hearing on the Act on April 26, 2017. Section... Read more →

by   |   April 20, 2017