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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Treasury Issues Plan to Streamline Capital Markets Regulation

US Capitol Building

Public Companies and Securities Pursuant to Executive Order 13772, the Treasury Department has issued a report that identifies laws, treaties, regulations, guidance, reporting and record keeping requirements, and other government policies that promote or inhibit Federal regulation of the U.S. financial system in a manner consistent with President Trump’s core principles. Treasury’s recommendations set forth in the report... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2017

Alleged Illegal Strategy Disclosed in 10-K Excuses Demand in Suit against Directors

Public Companies and Securities The Delaware Court of Chancery decision in Kandell v. Niv is based on highly unusual facts but aids in the understanding of some basic elements of the fiduciary duties of... Read more →

by   |   October 1, 2017

Stacks of Coins

SEC Busts Fraudulent Initial Coin Offerings

Litigation The SEC charged a businessman and two companies with defrauding investors in a pair of so-called initial coin offerings, or ICOs, purportedly backed by investments in real estate... Read more →

by   |   September 29, 2017

Public M&A Deal Addresses New Revenue Recognition Standard

M&A A recent public company acquisition transaction addresses FASB’s new revenue recognition standard. In the transaction, Envestnet (NYSE: ENV), a provider of systems for... Read more →

by   |   September 27, 2017