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SEC Proposes Hedging Policy Disclosure Rule

The SEC has proposed a rule that would require new hedging policy disclosure by companies that are subject to SEC proxy rules. The proposed rule would in most cases expand the hedging policy disclosure currently provided by…more
| Business Organizations, Securities Law

Financial Services Weekly News Roundup - February 2015 #4

FDIC Study Shows Branch Banking Has Staying Power: Has your smartphone displaced your bank? According to an FDIC study released on February 19, traditional brick-and-mortar offices are maintaining their primacy, despite…more
| Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

FDA Revisits Its Proposed Rule Regarding Generic Drug Labeling

On February 18, 2015, the FDA announced that it is reopening the comment period for its proposed rule that would allow ANDA holders to unilaterally update their generic drug product labels prior to the NDA holder doing so. The…more
| Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Financial Services Weekly News Roundup - February 2015 #3

The Impact of Regulation on Community Banks: Harvard Study and Senate Banking Committee Hearing Highlight Differing Views. FDIC Director of Risk Management Supervision Doreen Eberley testified last week before the Senate Banking…more
| Administrative Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Financial Services Weekly News Roundup - February 2015 #2

Editor’s Note - FDIC Highlights Efforts to Provide Regulatory Relief for Community Banks: On February 10, 2015, Doreen Eberley, Director at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), testified before the U.S…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Breaches in the Boardroom: What Directors and Officers can do to Reduce the Risk of Personal Liability for Data Security Breaches

Corporate directors and officers may increasingly be targets of shareholder derivative lawsuits in the wake of the surge of regulatory actions and private litigation around data breaches,. While no individual directors and…more
| Business Organizations, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Business Litigation Reporter - February 2015

Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Reporter provides timely summaries of key cases and other developments within dedicated Business Litigation sessions and related courts throughout the country – courts within which Goodwin…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Federal Circuit Affirms PTAB in First Completed Inter Partes Review Appeal

On February 4, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its first precedential decision reviewing a completed inter partes review (IPR) proceeding under the America Invents Act. The Court held that…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property

Financial Services Weekly News Roundup - February 2015

Editor’s Note - CFTC Commissioner Giancarlo Proposes “Pro-Reform Reconsideration” of the Swaps Trading Rules. On January 29, CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo published a whitepaper titled “Pro-Reform…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

Barbarians at the (REIT) Gates: REITs Should Be Prepared for a New World Order of Shareholder Activists, Hostile Overtures and Proxy Fights

Publicly traded REITs today face an increased risk of potential shareholder activism, proxy fights and otherwise hostile overtures. In response to this growing trend, public REITs should examine their corporate governance…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law, Real Estate - Commercial

Parental Leave Act Amends Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act

On January 7, 2015, then-Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into law An Act Relative to Parental Leave (the Parental Leave Act or the PLA), which amends the Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act (the MMLA). The PLA will…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

From .COM to .BANK: What You Need to Know About the Newest Internet Domain Name

In just a few months, the new .BANK Internet domain will open up to members of the financial services community. Many banks are already planning on taking advantage of this change and applying for this new verified, secure…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Finance & Banking, Intellectual Property

Are VIEs Finished?

On January 19, 2015, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (“MOFCOM”) released the draft Foreign Investment Law (the “Draft Law”) for public comment. The public consultation period will end on February 17, 2015, after which the Draft…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

Financial Services Weekly News Roundup - January 2015 #4

The CFTC Exercises Expanded Jurisdiction Over Retail Transactions in Physical Commodities. Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 amended the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) to add new authority over certain leveraged,…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Important Changes to the U.S. Sanctions Against Cuba

The Obama administration recently announced the most significant changes in years to U.S. sanctions against Cuba, allowing expanded travel, trade, and exchange in targeted areas…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade
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