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Morrison & Foerster LLP | USA | 8 Aug 2013
Insider trading in mutual funds: do traditional theories apply?
A Federal Court of Appeals held out the possibility that insider trading prohibitions-at least under the classic theory-do not apply to mutual fund
Morrison & Foerster LLP | USA | 27 Jul 2011
FINRA warns investors about chasing returns in structured products and other investments
On July 25, 2011, FINRA issued an investor alert that warns investors about the risks of investing in riskier and sometimes complex products that promise higher returns.
Morrison & Foerster LLP | USA | 21 Sep 2010
Senate committee hearing on covered bonds
The Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs of the U.S. Senate held a hearing on covered bonds on September 15.
Morrison & Foerster LLP | USA | 16 Aug 2010
Covered bond legislation passed by the House Financial Services Committee
On July 28, 2010, the Financial Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to send a covered bond bill to the full House.
Morrison & Foerster LLP | USA | 1 Apr 2010
Covered bond legislation: is the fourth time the charm?
On March 18, 2010, Representative Scott Garrett (R-NJ) introduced a covered bond bill for the fourth time since the start of the financial crisis.
Morrison & Foerster LLP | USA | 3 Feb 2010
Is bigger better? To tap, or not to tap? (re-openings)
Frequent issuers of debt securities often want the option of "re-opening" a series of debt securities.