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By Matthew Kutner
On December 8, 2017, citing the "importance of sound data security practices and protocols for sensitive, nonpublic information," the SEC adopted a temporary final rule postponing the filing of Form N-PORT on EDGAR...
By Lloyd Harmetz
In December 2017, FINRA issued a report highlighting several key findings from its recent examinations of broker-dealer members.
By John Delaney, Mona Fang
In the classic rock song "Light My Fire," ‘60s icon and the Doors' lead singer Jim Morrison sang, "The time to hesitate is through."
By Kei Amemiya
By Dylan Naughton
On December 1, 2017, the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance updated its Financial Reporting Manual for the following changes...
By Damien C. Specht, Locke Bell
Veteran-owned small businesses have long grappled with seemingly benign drafting inconsistencies between Small Business Administration (SBA) and Department of Veterans Affairs...
By Erin Bosman, Julie Park, Suzanne P Marinkovich
Nearly ten years after the first three phthalates were banned from children's toys by Congress, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)...
By Morrison & Foerster LLP
The holidays came early for the financial services industry. First, the Senate voted to repeal the CFPB's rule banning class waivers in arbitration agreements in consumer financial contracts.
By Cynthia Akatugba, Susan Borschel
This roundup of interesting bid protest decisions issued in November 2017 highlights two decisions, both at the Government Accountability Office ("GAO").
By Ze’-ev Eiger, Lailey Rezai
On December 4, 2017, the SEC's Chief Accountant, Wesley Bricker spoke at the 2017 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments.
By Daniel E. Chudd, James Tucker
In our last post, we looked at the most common protest grounds related to discussions: lack of meaningful discussions, misleading discussions, and unequal discussions.
By Anna Pinedo
Below, a continuation of our bibliography of thought-provoking articles on issues related to right-sizing regulation...
By Charles Duross, James Koukios, Amanda Aikman
On November 29, 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a new "FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy" ("Policy") that extends and revises the FCPA Pilot Program.
By Alexandra Laks, Lucía X. Roibal
On October 20, 2017, a unanimous Ninth Circuit panel in Davidson v. Kimberly-Clark Corp., 873 F.3d 1103 (9th Cir. 2017), resolved a circuit-wide split on injunctive standing requirements in the misbranding context.
By Carlos E. Juarez
NASDAQ Private Markets and Morrison & Foerster recently described the process for verifying the status of investors when a company chooses to use general solicitation to conduct a Rule 506(c) offering
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