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D.C. Circuit Calls 2015 FCC TCPA Autodialer Decision “Utterly Unreasonable”; Strikes Down Reassigned Numbers Framework
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • March 26 2018

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in ACA International, et al, v. FCC, a case


U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Strikes Down Some Rules Governing Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Upholds Others
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2018

In a highly anticipated decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in ACA International v. FCC, No. 15-1211, unanimously vacated two


The CSA Release A New and Improved Suppression of Terrorism Report
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2018

Further to our most recent McMillan Client Alert, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") have published CSA Staff Notice 31-352 Monthly


NI 31-103 Amendments: EMDs Banned from Prospectus Offerings
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 3 2017

Under a series of amendments to National Instrument 31-103 - Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations published on


SEC Increases Dollar Amount of the Net Worth Threshold Test for ‘Qualified Clients’ in Rule 205-3 Under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2016

Section 205 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 generally prohibits a federally registered investment adviser (RIA) from receiving compensation


Net worth threshold for "qualified clients" under Investment Advisers Act will increase effective 8152016
  • DLA Piper
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

Effective as of August 15, 2016, the net worth threshold for qualified clients under Investment Advisers Act Rule 205-3 will increase from $2 million


CSA issue relief from newly enacted "Canadian permitted client" restrictions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2011

Earlier this week, all CSA members except the OSC issued blanket orders to provide interim relief from the new restrictions on registration exemptions for international dealers and international advisers found in the July 2011 amendments to NI 31-103.


CSA extend relief regarding trading short-term debt and relationship disclosure
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2011

As we discussed in our earlier post, CSA members issued parallel orders yesterday to provide relief from certain requirements found in National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Obligations.


CSA revoke redundant NI 31-103 omnibusblanket relief orders
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 16 2011

The CSA published a staff notice today revoking earlier blanket orders (discussed in our posts of February 26, 2010 and November 5, 2010) that provided exemptions from certain requirements of NI 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations.


Adjustments to qualified client standard
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2011

Pursuant to an order recently issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), the dollar amount thresholds in the definition of “qualified client” under Rule 205-3 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (the “Advisers Act”), are set to increase effective as of September 19, 2011.