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TLAC and structured notes
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • January 26 2015

Financial institution issuers of structured products probably are all too aware of the heightened regulatory capital requirements and new


What to expect in 2015?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2014

Here are our thoughts on what to expect in the structured products area in 2015. Dodd-Frank-Related Developments The Volcker Rule: Last year at about


The SEC, investment funds and derivatives
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2014

In a December 2014 speech in New York, SEC Chair Mary Jo White discussed a variety of issues relating to registered investment funds. A number of her


Index changes and successor indices: avoiding delisting from the NYSE Arca
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2014

Down deep, somewhere in the boilerplate in the back of a prospectus for an index-linked note, you can find the provisions for index adjustments and


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


Comprehensive surveillance sharing agreements
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2014

From time to time, market participants need to consider whether a "comprehensive surveillance sharing agreement" is in effect between a U.S


“Structured products, meet the Volcker Rule”: the new limitations on proprietary trading
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2014

As readers of this publication know, the long-anticipated final Volcker Rule has been issued. The rule generally prohibits, among other


EITF and the Federal Funds rate
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

In a January 2013 meeting, FASB's Emerging Issues Task Force (the "EITF") voted in favor of adding the Federal Funds rate as a benchmark rate under


FINRA notice regarding complex products
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2012

FINRA recently released Regulatory Notice 12-03 titled “Complex Products: Heightened Supervision of Complex Products.”


Taxation of financial instruments
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2011

On December 7, 2011, the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee held a joint hearing on the taxation of financial instruments