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AICPA Provides Forms of Auditor’s Opinions for Conflict Minerals Reports

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Public Companies and Securities The AICPA has provided illustrative forms of audit opinions for conflict minerals reports.  The guidance also notes that a practitioner may report, for either of the two audit objectives, either directly on the subject matter or, as long as the practitioner’s opinion is not modified (that is, not qualified, adverse, or a disclaimer of opinion), […] Read more →

by   |   March 22, 2014


MSRB Requests Comment on Establishing Professional Qualification Requirements for Municipal Advisors

Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or  MSRB, is seeking comment on draft amendments to its professional qualification rules to establish requirements for municipal... Read more →

by   |   March 17, 2014

2014 New Year

Five Stinson Leonard Street Lawyers to Speak at the Minnesota Business Law Institute

Uncategorized The following Stinson Leonard Street lawyers will give presentations at the Business Law Institute: Steve Quinlivan and David Jenson will give a presentation on amendments to the... Read more →

by   |   March 14, 2014


Failure to Disclose Attempt to Defeat Takeover Leads to SEC Charges and Admission of Guilt

Public Companies and Securities The SEC charged motion picture company Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. with failing to fully and accurately disclose to investors a key aspect of its effort to thwart a hostile... Read more →

by   |   March 13, 2014