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Good News! New 409A Regulations (Yes, Really!) - Part 5: If it Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It (and Other Minor Changes)
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2016

On the TV show Futurama, the aged proprietor of the delivery company Planet Express, Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth, had a habit of entering a room


This week in securities litigation (week ending April 27, 2012)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2012

The FCPA is the topic of the week following the New York Times article detailing claims of violations in the Mexican subsidiary of Walmart which supposedly have been ignored for years


MF Global Canada declared bankrupt
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 10 2011

The Canadian Investor Protection Fund, the investment industry’s customer compensation agency, has obtained a bankruptcy order in the Ontario Superior Court against MF Global Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of MF Global Holdings which sought Chapter 11 protection in New York last week


MF Global enters insolvency proceedings on both sides of the pond
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • November 1 2011

MF Global, one of the world's leading brokerdealer firms entered into insolvency proceedings in both the US and the UK on 31 October 2011


President’s Working Group on Financial Markets recommends money market fund reform
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2010

Yesterday, the President's Working Group on Financial Markets (PWG) released a report describing a number of proposed money market fund (MMF) reforms


Distress in the United States public finance market?
  • Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2010

Even as the U.S. economy struggles to recover from the worst domestic recession in nearly a century, there are signs that the U.S. public finance market is only beginning to feel the effects of the downturn


SEC approves Money Market Fund Reform to better protect investors
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2010

On January 27, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") adopted rule amendments designed to significantly strengthen the regulatory requirements governing money market funds and better protect investors (the "Money Market Fund Reform"


Money market fund reform compliance dates
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2010

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently published the text of amendments to Rule 2a-7 and related rules and of certain new rules that it adopted regarding money market fund reforms


SEC adopts money market fund reforms
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • February 1 2010

On January 27, 2010, the SEC adopted amendments to certain rules under the 1940 Act that govern money market funds


SEC approves money market fund reform
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2010

At an open meeting held on January 27, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved both new rules and amendments to the existing rules under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the "1940 Act"), that govern money market funds (the "Reforms"