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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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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 Carolina’s third district casting the lone Republican dissenting vote.  The Act, as we previously reported here, resurrected a failed bill introduced by Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) […] Read more →

by   |   November 10, 2017

SEC Issues Proposed Rules to Modernize and Simplify Regulation S-K

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed amendments to Regulation S-K and related rules and forms. The proposed amendments are based on SEC staff recommendations in a report that was required by... Read more →

by , and   |   October 12, 2017

New House Bill to Broaden Availability of Regulation A

Public Companies and Securities The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved legislation to expand the pool of issuers who may rely on the SEC’s Regulation A rules for smaller exempt offerings.... Read more →

by   |   September 11, 2017

Stacks of Coins

When is an Initial Coin Offering a Security?

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... Read more →

by   |   July 31, 2017