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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 of Chancery Speaks to Exclusivity Agreements in Public Company Acquisitions

Scale and Gavel

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized You reach the point in the sale of almost every public company where the buyer wants an exclusivity agreement. Lawyers representing the target wring their hands about the effect of an exclusivity agreement and the effect of effectively taking the target out of the market and the interplay with the board’s Revlon duties. Previously we […] Read more →

by   |   December 15, 2014

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SEC Describes Profiles of Successful Whistleblowers

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized In its 2014 Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program, the SEC described the profile of successful whistleblowers. Because the SEC must keep the identity of... Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2014

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Tulane Releases Study on First-Year Conflict Minerals Filings

Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The Payson Center for International Development of Tulane University Law School released a study analyzing the results of a June 2014 survey of issuers who filed the required Form... Read more →

by   |   October 7, 2014

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GAO Says CFPB Needs to Improve Data Privacy and Security

Banking, Consumer Protection, Uncategorized To fulfill its statutory responsibilities, the CFPB collects large amounts of consumer financial data on credit card accounts, mortgage loans, and other products through one-time... Read more →

by   |   September 25, 2014