In this issue:

- Banking Committee Focuses on Private-Label Mortgage-Backed Securities Market

- SEC Requests Public Comment on OFR Study of Risks in the Asset Management Industry

- Broken Windows and Broken Gates: SEC’s White Vows to Repair and Clean Up the Securities Market

- Crowdfunding: The Real Thing Is Almost Here

- NIST Releases Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework

- Guidelines for Negotiating Online Advertising Arrangements

- Advertising Law News & Analysis

- October 3, 2013 Edition

- October 10, 2013 Edition

- October 17, 2013 Edition

- October 24, 2013 Edition

- Financial Services Subcommittee Examines Proposals to Promote Capital Formation for Smalland Mid-Size Businesses

- New SBA Regulations Address Multiple Award Contracts

- IP Buzz - October 2013

- Closing Time: The Government Shutdown's Impact on Key Trade Agencies

- Rolling Out a New Export Control Regime During a Government Shutdown

- Contractual Mutual Assent in an Email World

- Removing Requirements for Commercial Co-Ventures: Maine Repealsn Registration Requirements for Promotions with Charitable Appeal

- The 15 Most Common Nonprofit Bylaw Pitfalls: How to Avoid the Traps

- The Evolving Schedule K to IRS Form 990: Supplemental Information on Tax-Exempt Bonds

- Private Fund Update

- October 7, 2013 Edition

- October 14, 2013 Edition

- October 21, 2013 Edition

- October 28, 2013 Edition

- Upcoming Events

- Excerpt from: Contractual Mutual Assent in an Email World:

Lawyers and parties involved in negotiations of any stripe must be aware of recent and rapid changes to the law governing contract formation. With increasing frequency, courts are enforcing contracts created by the exchange of emails that are surprisingly informal and bear little indicia of having been signed or “subscribed.”

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Topics:  Advertising, Asset Management, Compliance, Crowdfunding, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Framework, Enforcement, Internet, JOBS Act, Mary Jo White, Mortgage-Backed Securities, Mortgages, Native Advertising, NIST, SEC

Published In: Communications & Media Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Privacy Updates, Securities Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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