The Deal Video: Pepper Hamilton's Ed Dartley Talks Valuations
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA): Recap and What to Expect in 2014
Polsinelli Podcast - The State of Bank Deals in 2014
Thomson Reuters Session 2: Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Registered Mutual Funds: What's Happening Now?
Thomson Reuters Session 1: Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Registered Mutual Funds: What's Happening Now?
Not Dead Yet? How BigLaw's Best Firms Are Finding Growth
The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 66, Visit with Virna De Palma from TRACE
Did the IRS Just Help or Hurt the Bitcoin Economy?
Legal Tech Startups: Separating Hype from Opportunity
Polsinelli Podcast - Claims Trading: Opportunity or Hazard?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 43, Interview with Neil Swidey, author of Trapped Under the Sea
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 42, Interview with Patrick Taylor of Oversight Systems on Transaction Monitoring
Zimmermann: Dewey Charges Send 'Warning' To Struggling Law Firms
New Manager Forum Panel III – Post-launch Matters
New Manager Forum Panel II – Launch Issues
New Manager Forum Panel I - Critical Pre-launch Considerations
Highlights from the Oral Argument in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund
Episode 41-Interview with John Champion, leadership lessons from Captain Kirk
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 40, Interview with Adam Turteltaub
Regulation of financial products and services in the U.S. historically has relied on rules-based regulatory policy, governing business processes including disclosures relating to terms, pricing, structure and marketing. The...more
Fed Issues a Report on Mobile Financial Services -
On March 25, the Fed issued a report on the use of mobile phones to obtain financial services. Last year, 33 percent of all mobile phone users and 51 percent of...more
At the beginning of this year – to the (pleasant) surprise of market participants – an agreement came into force to implement a simplification in the marketing of Swiss securities funds (Effektenfonds) in Germany, and German...more
As previously reported in Dechert's Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Services Quarterly Report and DechertOnPoint, Luxembourg Law Transposing the AIFMD Passed by Luxembourg Parliament, Luxembourg’s transposition of the AIFMD...more
This document describes the caps and foreign investment regulation for diverse activities and industries under Mexican Law, as updated with the recent reforms of telecom, energy and finance sectors.
Please see full...more
In this episode of the FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, I visit with Marie Patterson, VP of Marketing for Hiperos. We discuss the management of third parties by a commercial entity throughout the life cycle of the...more
The Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), amended the Iran personal communications General License D-1 (GL D-1) on Feb. 7, 2014, expanding, clarifying and superseding the May 2013 General...more
Adopted by the European Parliament in 2010 and implemented by EU member states in July 2013, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the Directive) seeks to protect investors and mitigate market instability by...more
Following issuance over the last several months of more general policy statements promising liberalized foreign investment rules applicable to the telecommunications sector within the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone...more
The new Australian Privacy Principles attempt to keep pace with changing technology, emerging privacy issues and developments in privacy law in Australia and internationally.
This "Toolbox" will help you prepare for...more
OSC to hold derivatives reporting seminar.
The Ontario Securities Commission announced that it will hold a seminar on January 15, 2014, on the reporting requirements under the new Derivatives Trade Repositories and...more
CAYMAN ISLANDS AND US SIGN FATCA AGREEMENT -
The United States and the Cayman Islands have signed a so-called Model 1 intergovernmental agreement.
The IGA is the first step in bring the Cayman fund industry...more
In this issue:
- SEC Division of Corporation Finance Issues 14 New C&DIs Relating to “Bad Actor” Rules
- NASDAQ Proposes Change to Listing Rules Regarding Compensation Committee Independence
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK released a consultation paper outlining its proposed direction for consumer credit activities. This includes both loan-based crowdfunding (also known as peer-to-peer lending...more
I was asked this very question by Ralph Watzke, a Canadian lawyer. It is understandable that the presence of telecom mogul Carlos Slim, could decrease the expectations of investors, and force them to wait and see.
Discussion and Analysis -
Clients and prospective clients often will ask us a series of questions: “Does my proposed activity violate a specific law or regulation?” “If so, what are the potential consequences to me of...more
In This Issue:
New Sponsor Regime – Guidance Letters; Policy on Listing Overseas Companies; New Listing Decisions; New Guidance Letters; and Enforcement News
Excerpt from New Sponsor Regime – Guidance Letters:...more
On 24 October, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously supported the idea that rules be proposed under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) so that start-ups could offer and sell...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Discussion and Analysis
- News from the Americas
- News from Asia and the Pacific
- News from Europe
- Global Regulators
- US Securities and Exchange Commission Developments
- US Commodity...more
1. INTRODUCING REGULATING FOR GROWTH -
Regulating for Growth (RfG) is an initiative to harness knowledge and experience in the communications sector to create a series of analyses and guidelines to assist practical and...more
On October 3, the European Commission published a consultation paper on crowdfunding in the EU alongside a set of FAQs. In launching the consultation, the Commission aims to explore how EU action could promote crowdfunding in...more
Until recently, U.S. offerors and others had to make offerings of EB-5 project investments solely offshore in order to benefit from Regulation S, an exclusion from registration requirements. The offerors had to exclude...more
The potential for crowdsourced equity funding (CSEF) in Australia is not yet clear. CSEF refers to arrangements through which a business (the issuer) seeks to raise capital, particularly early-stage funding, by offering small...more
Mobile payments technology is poised to create a globally dramatic shift in how individuals pay for goods and services, track spending, and manage personal finances. Mobile payments are also becoming big business for...more
Alternative investment fund managers based outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who wish to market their alternative investment funds (AIFs) to European investors are rightly concerned about additional restrictions and...more
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