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San Antonio, Texas based medical device company Acelity LP Inc. is reported to be considering an initial public offering that could raise up to $1 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Acelity has reportedly...more
Crowd Funding ImageThis is the second in a 3-part series about the use of crowdfunding in health and biotech start-ups. We started with the story of a tech start-up which set records for funding through a Kickstarter...more
Regulatory Developments -
Client Alert: SEC Proposes Pay for Performance Rules:
Goodwin Procter’s Capital Markets practice has issued a Client Alert on the SEC’s proposed rule that would require most public...more
I. Cybersecurity; Its Importance and Relevance – How We Got to Where We Are Today -
In the past few months, the White House, Home Depot, JP Morgan, Hard Rock Hotels, Tesla, the St. Louis Federal Reserve, the Internal...more
As we reported in January 2015, 2014 was a banner year for venture capital on all fronts, from fundraising, to investment and exits – save, however, for the small drop in the number of deals versus the largest aggregate...more
Like other federal agencies exercising regulatory power in the data privacy and security arena, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) is cracking down on firms that fail to meet required data security...more
In This Issue:
- SEC Proposes Changes to Reporting and Disclosure Obligations for Investment Companies and Advisers
- SEC Charges Hedge Fund Executives and External Auditor for Improper Disclosure of Expense...more
The SEC issued an Investor Alert which says fantasy stock trading for small amounts of money can violate provisions of securities laws implemented by the Dodd-Frank Act. I bet the Congressional drafters of these provisions...more
On Feb. 3, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) each released reports regarding cybersecurity issues for brokerage and advisory firms, both of which should be...more
NYDFS Finalizes BitLicense Regulations -
On June 3, 2015, the New York Department of Financial Services released its final BitLicense regulations, which it described as "the first comprehensive framework for regulating...more
In This Issue:
- Meeting of the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies
- FINRA Requests Comment on a Proposed Rule to Require Delivery of an Educational Communication to Customers of a Transferring...more
NYDFS Issues BitLicense Framework for Regulating Virtual Currency Firms -
The New York State Department of Financial Services issued final regulations requiring a so-called “BitLicense” and establishing minimum...more
As the internet continues to expand, there are new opportunities to use recently approved new domain name extensions similar to .COM, .EDU, .ORG, and .NET. One of these domain names of particular interest to financial...more
With the recent focus by the SEC and FINRA on cybersecurity for broker-dealers and investment advisers as a backdrop, FINRA recently brought and settled an enforcement action under SEC Regulation S-P against broker-dealer...more
Six things every investor, start-up, financial institution and payment processor should know about the future regulation of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency derivatives.
With the quickly developing market for...more
On April 28, 2015, the SEC's Division of Investment Management released a Guidance Update providing cybersecurity guidance for investment companies and investment advisors (firms). The SEC has prioritized cybersecurity as a...more
Welcome to the May 2015 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month on the anticorruption front, a German engineering firm tests Brazil's recently implemented anticorruption...more
Earlier this month, fitness-tracking company Fitbit, Inc. filed a Form S-1 Registration Statement for an IPO of up to $100 million that exhaustively disclosed potential cybersecurity risks with respect to the personal data...more
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) announced its agenda for its upcoming meeting on June 2. MRAC will discuss: (1) the Bank of England’s CBEST Program and its impact on addressing...more
There’s certainly no shortage of media attention on data security breaches lately, and there’s a good reason for that: such breaches are at an all-time high. Against this backdrop of the ever-increasing risk of malicious...more
In March this year, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), issued Report 429 Cyber resilience: Health check (REP 429). The report aims to highlight the importance of cyber resilience for entities...more
The Division of Investment Management (Division) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a Guidance Update on April 28, 2015 (Guidance) relating to the cybersecurity of registered investment companies and...more
In This Issue:
- FINRA's NAC Strengthens Sanction Guidelines Related to Fraud and Suitability
- CFTC Revises Interpretation on Forward Contracts with Embedded Volumetric Optionality
- CFTC Requests Public...more
It’s Monday morning — do you know your privacy/security status?
Here are a few bits and bytes to start your week.
SEC to Registered Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers: It’s Your Turn to Pay Attention to...more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Division of Investment Management (“Division”) recently released a Guidance Update (“Guidance”) highlighting the importance of cybersecurity for registered investment...more
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