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Post-JOBS Act IPO trends

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2014

Earlier this month, we commented on some statistics regarding the number of IPOs and the IPO backlog (based on public filings). Here, we offer a few

JOBS Act quick start

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

Many market participants were taken by surprise by the enactment of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. The JOBS Act, HR 3606, was passed by

New Senate bill introduced to clarify definition of general solicitation

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

The text of S. 2498, introduced by Senator Murphy in late June, was finally released. The bill is titled the "HALOS Act", or "Helping Angels Lead our

SIFMA guidance on investor verification

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

SIFMA has issued a Memorandum intended to provide broker-dealers and advisers with guidance regarding procedures for investor verification in

The 1996 Morgan Stanley letter: re-imagined at the age of 18

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

The "Morgan Stanley" letter provides the securities law disclosure guidance for most issuances of equity-linked registered structured notes in the U

Structured CDs goodbye Regulation DD, hello Regulation DD

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

Issuing banks are required to make certain disclosures with regard to all CDs that are offered to consumers, including structured CDs. Regulation DD

Future of Regulation A uncertain

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

Earlier this month a group of Congressmen wrote to SEC Chair White (see letter here: regarding

OCC’s interim Volcker Rule examination procedures provide much-needed guidance to banks seeking to comply

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

On June 12, 2014, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued interim procedures for examiners to assess banks' progress in developing

JOBS Act 2.0 bills to be considered

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2014

On June 10th, the House Financial Services Committee will mark up and consider a number of JOBS Act and capital formation related bills. The original

Committee passes JOBS Act related bills

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2014

The House Financial Services Committee passed several bills designed to promote capital formation, including: HR 4200, the Small Business Investment