In This Issue:

- The 1996 Morgan Stanley Letter: Re-imagined at the Age of 18

- Structured CDs – Goodbye Regulation DD, Hello Regulation DD

- FCA Issues Fine in Relation to Structured Product Transaction

- ESMA Opinion on Good Practices for Product Governance Arrangements in Relation to Structured Retail Products

- Joint Forum Endorses the K.I.S.S. Method in Point of Sale Disclosures

- Excerpt from The 1996 Morgan Stanley Letter: Re-imagined at the Age of 18:


The “Morgan Stanley” letter provides the securities law disclosure guidance for most issuances of equity-linked registered structured notes in the U.S. market. Its provisions are often consulted in considering the permissibility of registered notes linked to a single stock, a basket of two or more stocks, and even equity indices.

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Topics:  Banks, Disclosure Requirements, EDGAR, ESMA, Financial Products, IPO, Morgan Stanley, Public Disclosure, Regulation D, SEC, Securities, Truth in Savings Act

Published In: General Business Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, International Trade 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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