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SEC Breaks Silence on Certain Cryptocurrency Exhchanges
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2018

On March 7, 2018, the staff of the Divisions of Enforcement and Trading and Markets of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a public


The Treasury Report's Recommendations for Derivatives Regulation
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2017

In a previous client alert, available here, we provided an overview of the recent report, the second of four, issued by the U.S. Department of the


Treasury Report, Part II: Regulation of the Capital Markets
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2017

The U.S. Department of the Treasury ("Treasury Department" or "Treasury") issued its second report (of four reports), titled "A Financial System that


California Adopts First Green Chemistry Regulations for Children’s Nap Mats and Provides Important Guidance for Its Alternatives Analysis
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

California took two important steps forward to implement its new Green Chemistry Initiative, also known as the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program


House Passes Regulatory Reform That Would Loosen Restrictions on BDCs and Other Funds
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2017

On June 8, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives, by a vote mostly along party lines, approved a bill that would repeal many of the Dodd-Frank Wall


Follow-On Offering Trends
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union
  • January 25 2017

Trends that had begun to surface in prior years were so accentuated in 2016 that they have become impossible to ignore. Over the years, we have urged


Time Period Extended for Consideration of Amendments to FINRA Communications Rules
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2016

In our June 6, 2016, client alert, we discussed FINRA’s recently proposed amendments to its communications rules, including: FINRA Rule 2210


Update Kapitalmarkt- und Gesellschaftsrecht: Sind Sie vorbereitet auf die MAR (Marktmissbrauchsverordnung)?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 10 2016

Ab dem 3. Juli 2016 gelten die Vorgaben der Marktmissbrauchsverordnung (Verordnung (EU) Nr. 5962014 des Europäischen Parlaments und des Rates vom 16


SEC extends sunset of Rule 206(3)-3T; staff study will shape future regulation of principal transactions
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2011

In December 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission extended an interim final rule regulating an investment adviser’s principal transactions with its clients.


Back-testing
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2011

Much of the product development work in the last year in the structured products market has been focused on index creation and the structuring of products linked to proprietary indices.