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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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New York City Comptroller Launches Campaign for Corporate Board Diversity, Independence, and Climate Expertise

Public Companies and Securities New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and the New York City Pension Funds launched the “Boardroom Accountability Project 2.0.” The campaign seeks to make corporate boards more diverse, independent, and climate-competent. Comptroller Stringer sent letters to the boards of 151 companies calling on them to publicly disclose the skills, race and gender of board […] Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2017

NYSE Proposes to Amend Material News Policy Again

Public Companies and Securities In 2015 the NYSE amended its policy with respect to material news releases. One of the amendments was to include advisory text in Section 202.06 of the Listed Companies Manual... Read more →

by   |   August 30, 2017

Preliminary Planning for the 2018 Proxy Season

Public Companies and Securities For those who want to start preparing for the 2018 proxy season, our preliminary list of important considerations is set forth below: Directors’ and Officers’ Questionnaires... Read more →

by , , and   |   August 29, 2017

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SEC Inspector General Concludes Acting Chairman Piwowar’s Actions Were Lawful

Public Companies and Securities In an investigation conducted at the request of four Senators, the SEC Inspector General concluded “we do not find that Commissioner Piwowar’s actions as Acting Chairman... Read more →

by   |   August 25, 2017