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The Structured Products Association’s Comment Response Letter to the Federal Reserve Board Regarding TLAC and Structured Notes
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

As discussed in an earlier article in this publication, on October 30, 2015, the Federal Reserve Board (“FRB”) issued its notice of proposed


Issuer Representations and Frequent Issuers
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

In the prior article, we discussed the representations that sophisticated investors may provide to broker-dealers in connection with securities


Is There a Standard Form of Rule 144A Representation Letter?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

My file of Rule 144A representation letters has been growing fatter, and I‘m not sure why. I would have hoped that by now there would be just one


Tax Developments for Structured Products
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

Of Q4’s federal tax developments, one is already appearing regularly on structured products, and another provides taxpayers with an idea of how the


How Many Years?: Disclosing Historic Reference Asset Performance
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

Early in each calendar year, issuers of structured notes and structured CDs often revisit the question, “how many years of historical information for


Rule 15a-6 and Structured Note Sales Into the United States
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2016

Rule 15a-6 under the Exchange Act sets forth the (limited) activities that foreign broker-dealers may undertake in the United States, and still


A Conversation with Chair White
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

Chair White spoke at the Annual Securities Regulation Institute in San Diego last week and participated in a Q&A session. We have highlighted below


JOBS Act Quick Start - A brief overview of the JOBS Act, 2016 Update
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

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


SEC Approves FINRA’s Funding Portal Rules
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

The SEC approved FINRA’s Funding Portal rules for entities that intend to function as funding portals in crowdfunded offerings made pursuant to


FINRA Amends Proposed Funding Portal Rules
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission published a notice and order on January 22nd seeking comment on FINRA’s proposed rule changes on an accelerated