Stinson Leonard Street Dodd Frank

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

When is an Initial Coin Offering a Security?

Stacks of Coins

Public Companies and Securities As discussed in a post from last week, the SEC determined that Initial Coin Offerings can be securities. The finding stems from the SEC’s investigation into The DAO’s offering and sale of DAO Tokens (a form of virtual currency that were at times referred to as “Initial Coin Offerings”). Based on a review of the […] Read more →

by   |   July 31, 2017

SEC Finds Initial Coin Offerings Can be Securities

Blockchain Technology, Crowdfunding, Public Companies and Securities The SEC issued an investigative report cautioning market participants that offers and sales of digital assets by “virtual” organizations are subject to the... Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2017

Drafting Contracts under the New Revenue Recognition Standard

Public Companies and Securities The new revenue recognition standards under GAAP (Accounting Standards Update 2014-09; Topic 606) will be applicable to public companies for annual reporting periods beginning... Read more →

by   |   April 27, 2017

Read the New Rules before You Make Your Next SEC Filing

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has issued final rules that reflect self-executing provisions of the JOBS Act. Because they were self-executing provisions of the JOBS Act, they do not change existing... Read more →

by   |   April 1, 2017