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Insider Trading - 2018 Annual Review
"The crime of insider trading is a straightforward concept that some courts have somehow managed to complicate."
United States
24 Jan 2019
SEC Enforcement Division Announces Its 2018 Priorities And 2017 Results
The Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement (the "Division") has published its annual report for fiscal year 2017 (the "Report").
United States
8 Jan 2018
Form ADV Amendments: Ready To Go?
As summer recedes and we head into the autumn, investment advisers are in the home stretch of preparations for Form ADV reporting and disclosure changes that become effective October 1, 2017.
United States
2 Oct 2017
The Guide To Social Media And The Securities Laws - 2017
The growing use of social media has created challenges for federal securities regulators, who must enforce antifraud rules that were written at a time when the prevailing technology was the newspaper.
United States
21 Aug 2017
SEC Staff Discusses Current Initiatives Related To Investment Advisers At SEC Speaks In 2017 Conference
On February 24, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management (the "Staff") participated in a panel at the Practising Law Institute's SEC Speaks in 2017 conference.
United States
9 Mar 2017
Tax Talk: Volume 9, Issue 3
Halloween is just around the corner, and if the government doesn't issue the section 385 regulations soon, the references to those controversial regs and "trick or treat" in law firm client alerts will be overwhelming.
United States
20 Oct 2016
Bloomberg BNA Accounting Policy And Practice Series
Recently updated for various Dodd-Frank Act related executive compensation and other measures, JOBS Act and FAST Act changes, and accounting developments, SEC Reporting Issues for Foreign Private Issuers has been republished and reissued.
United States
8 Mar 2016
Quick Guide To REIT IPOs - 2015
The REIT market has surged during the course of 2015. As part of this resurgence, more and more REITs and real estate companies are going public.
United States
24 Nov 2015
2014 Insider Trading Annual Review
2014 will be remembered as the year that the Department of Justice’s winning streak in insider trading cases came to an end.
United States
18 Feb 2015
No Billboards, Please
Companies intending to seek funding under the JOBS Act’s crowdfunding provision gained a seeming advantage when the SEC removed its ban on certain advertising.
United States
7 Jul 2014
Foreign Banks Financing In The United States
We invite you to download a free copy of the updated edition of our book, or to request free hard copies for you and your colleagues.
United States
19 Mar 2014
Free Friday
On Friday, January 10, Practising Law Institute will be hosting a "Free Friday" during which the briefing "Wisdom of Crowds: A Review of the Proposed Crowdfunding Regulatory Framework" will be accessible to everyone for free.
United States
9 Jan 2014
SEC Issues Proposal On Crowdfunding
On October 23, The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to propose rules under the JOBS Act to permit companies to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding.
United States
12 Nov 2013
In two programs focusing on the JOBS Act, Anna Pinedo and David Lynn of Morrison & Foerster share their expertise to help course attendees gain a greater understanding of the JOBS Act and its implications for different types of companies.
United States
24 Sep 2013
JOBS Act Panel Discussion
On Thursday, October 3, 2013, Morrison & Foerster partner Anna Pinedo will participate in a complimentary Bloomberg Law Event entitled "Outlook on Securities—The JOBS Act".
United States
24 Sep 2013
Crowdfunding: Caveat Emptor?
How different are the markets for crowdfunding—an emergent online platform for raising small sums from multiple investors—in the U.S. and the U.K?
United States
15 Jul 2013
Show Them The Money
One creative solution is a private secondary market for hard-to-trade assets, one bright example of which is the aptly named New York-based SecondMarket.
United States
18 Jul 2012
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