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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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“True Lender” Litigation on the Rise: Recent Litigation and Enforcement Actions Challenge Traditional Bank Partnership Model

Banking, Consumer Protection, Litigation Over the last two years the financial industry has seen an uptick in litigation and enforcement actions aimed at banks and their non-bank lending partners. These actions have primarily challenged the validity of the bank partnership model that is used by many non-bank lenders to generate consumer and small dollar business loans. Bank and Non-Bank […] Read more →

by   |   April 2, 2018

New Tax Act Disclosures, Explanations and Examples

Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Disclosures regarding the new tax act, often referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act or TCJA, continue to be prominent in SEC filings. Set forth blow is an explanation of the... Read more →

by   |   January 1, 2018

SEC Halts Initial Coin Offering; Chair Clayton Speaks

Public Companies and Securities Munchee Inc., a California-based company selling digital tokens to investors to raise capital for its blockchain-based food review service halted its initial coin offering (ICO)... Read more →

by   |   December 11, 2017

U.S. House of Representatives Acts to Create New Category of Exempt Transaction Under the Securities Act of 1933

Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Public Companies and Securities On November 9, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act.  The vote was largely along party lines, with Rep. Walter Jones from North... Read more →

by   |   November 10, 2017