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Promoting job creation bill

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

The House of Representatives voted 320 to 102 to pass H.R. 5405 (Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act) that contains a

SEC and SBA to host small business events on JOBS Act capital-raising

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

Today, the SEC and SBA announced they will jointly host events to inform small business owners and entrepreneurs about new options that are and will

Kind-a-sort-a

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

In the last few days, we received a few inquiries regarding our prior post on the CFTC's temporary relief permitting funds to engage in general

CFTC’s (sort-of) relief for funds using general solicitation

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2014

The CFTC's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) issued a no-action letter that provides exemptive relief until the CFTC takes

The JOBS Act and IPO volume

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

An academic study titled "The JOBS Act and IPO volume: Evidence that disclosure costs affect the IPO decision" (Dambra, Field, and Gustafson

FINRA speaks at 2014 Structured Retail Products conference

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

On June 26 and 27, Structured Retail Products hosted its annual industry conference in Boston. The remarks of two FINRA officials provide a useful

New York court endorses structured note risk factors in class action dismissal

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

In June 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted Credit Suisse's motion to dismiss a class action arising out of

FINRA approves amendments to communication rules relief from filing for certain FWPs

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

On July 11, 2014, FINRA announced the immediate effectiveness of its amendments to its communication rules. Among other items, the amendments relate

Investment funds and structured products

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

Among other things, he emphasized that the SEC staff is concerned about misleading fund names and the adequacy of disclosures about use of

Reg A challenged again

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

Another letter to the SEC from the Hill challenges the Regulation A proposal. This time, the authors question the authority of the SEC in defining