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SEC Advisory Committee To Discuss Implications of Blockchain for Securities Markets - No Action Imminent

USA - October 2 2017 Blockchain technology has made the agenda for the October 12, 2017 meeting of the SEC’s Investment Advisory Committee, the SEC announced on September...

Carol Van Cleef.


SEC Statement on Treatment of Digital Assets under the Federal Securities Laws

USA - August 3 2017 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has provided welcome guidance by publishing its most comprehensive statement to date on the treatment of...


The SEC Shortens the Settlement Cycle for Most Securities Transactions From Three Business Days to Two Business Days

USA - April 5 2017 The Securities and Exchange Commission has amended Rule 15c6-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 in order to shorten the standard settlement...


Ten Investment Advisory Firms Violate SEC's Pay-to-Play Rule

USA - February 7 2017 The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced that ten investment advisory firms agreed to pay penalties in the tens of thousands of...

Michelle N. Tanney.


The Developing CFIUS Framework and Recent Presidential Order Prohibiting the Aixtron Transaction

USA - January 10 2017 Among the various challenges facing stakeholders in cross-border M&A deals is a potential national security review of the transaction by the...

Seth Engel, Melvin S. Schwechter.