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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

IG Evaluates SEC’s Disclosure Review and Comment Process

Public Companies and Securities The Office of the Inspector General has issued an evaluation of the Division of Corporation Finance’s disclosure review and comment process. The report begins with a description of the Division’s comment process. Perhaps the most interesting part is the report notes that the Division is developing a new system to improve and streamline certain aspects […] Read more →

by   |   September 15, 2017

Stacks of Coins

SEC Chief Accountant Speaks to Financial Statement Requirements for Initial Coin Offerings

Blockchain Technology, Public Companies and Securities SEC Chief Accountant Wesley R. Bricker recently gave remarks at the AICPA National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions. Mr. Bricker spoke to the adoption of... Read more →

by   |   September 11, 2017

New House Bill to Broaden Availability of Regulation A

Public Companies and Securities The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved legislation to expand the pool of issuers who may rely on the SEC’s Regulation A rules for smaller exempt offerings.... Read more →

by   |   September 11, 2017

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... Read more →

by   |   September 8, 2017