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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 10-K Disclosures for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Public Companies and Securities Public companies with fiscal quarters ended December 31, 2017, but not fiscal year ends, are beginning to make disclosures showing the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in recently filed Form 10-Qs in accordance with SAB 118. Some may find these disclosures as a useful starting point for drafting Form 10-K disclosures. Examples […] Read more →

by   |   January 25, 2018

Stacks of Coins

SEC Chair Clayton Warns Lawyers on Initial Coin Offerings

Blockchain Technology, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chair Clayton delivered the following remarks at a conference of securities professionals: “My first message is simple and a bit stern. Market professionals, especially... Read more →

by   |   January 22, 2018

NYSE Rule Change Regarding Dividend Notifications to be Effective February 1, 2018

Public Companies and Securities As we noted here, the NYSE proposed, and the SEC approved, a rule change to require NYSE listed companies to provide notice to the NYSE at least ten minutes before making any... Read more →

by   |   January 19, 2018

SEC Nixes 40 Act Registration of Cryptocurrency Related Funds for Now

Blockchain Technology, Public Companies and Securities In a letter to representatives of the Investment Company Institute and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, the SEC staff indicated it would not be receptive... Read more →

by   |   January 18, 2018