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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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Court Refuses to Issue Preliminary Injunction to Halt Initial Coin Offering

Stacks of Coins

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized In SEC v. Blockvest, LLC, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California examined the SEC’s argument for a preliminary injunction halting an initial coin offering, or ICO. The complaint alleged that Defendants have been offering and selling alleged unregistered securities in the form of digital assets called BLV’s. According to the […] Read more →

by   |   December 2, 2018

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Jobs Act 3.0

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized This statement from Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, confirms the House continues to work on JOBS Act 3.0. The... Read more →

by   |   July 12, 2018

Apple Seeks to Exclude Shareholder Proposal Based on Board Process in SLB 14I

Uncategorized In the closely watch area of shareholder proposals, Apple is seeking to exclude a shareholder proposal  regarding the establishment of a Human Rights Committee because it... Read more →

by   |   November 25, 2017

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SEC Confirms Sales of NFL Fan Memberships Fall Outside of Securities Act

Uncategorized In a no-action letter issued earlier this week, the Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance granted relief to LA Fan Club, “a fan club for loyal fans of the Rams football... Read more →

by   |   June 30, 2017