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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 Holds Drafting Contracts Violates Sarbanes-Oxley

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Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Section 802 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act added the following provision to 18 U.S.C. § 1519: “Sec. 1519. Destruction, alteration, or falsification of records in Federal investigations and bankruptcy Whoever knowingly alters, destroys, mutilates, conceals, covers up, falsifies, or makes a false entry in any record, document, or tangible object with the intent to impede, obstruct, […] Read more →

by   |   June 28, 2016

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SEC Adopts Resource Extraction Rules

Public Companies and Securities Responding to a court order, the SEC adopted rules to require resource extraction issuers to disclose payments made to governments for the commercial development of oil, natural... Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2016

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SEC Proposes Increasing Threshold to Qualify as a Smaller Reporting Company

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed amendments that would increase the financial thresholds in the “smaller reporting company” definition. The proposal to update the definition would expand... Read more →

by   |   June 27, 2016

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Tesla, SolarCity and Social Media

M&A, Public Companies and Securities Tesla, in an offer to acquire SolarCity, appears to be the first to announce a major proposed acquisition by a blog post. Since an 8-K was also filed, it can’t be sole proof... Read more →

by   |   June 21, 2016