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Earlier this month the UK’s financial services regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), issued its final guidance on financial promotions made via social media channels. As we reported last year in our alert, “UK’s Financial Services Regulator Issues Draft Guidance on Social Media – Should we Favourite* or #Fail?”, in August 2014 the FCA issued long-awaited draft guidance on the use of social media in financial promotions by regulated financial institutions. Following the publication of…
Jay Baris will be participating in a panel entitled “Still Spry at 75: Reflections on the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisers Act” at the ABA Business Law Section’s spring meeting in San Francisco on April 17th, 2:30-4 p.m. Moderator Paul N. Roth, Chair of the Hedge Fund Subcommittee and Schulte Roth & Zabel partner, will lead a discussion on the past, present and future of the two “1940 Acts”, in celebration of their…
Join Morrison & Foerster on January 27, 2015 for the Financial Services Regulatory and Enforcement Current Issues seminar.  During this half-day briefing, which will take place at Morrison & Foerster’s New York office from 8:00 am – 2:10 pm, we will discuss: The long arm of the Volcker Rule: How to spot issues so you are not caught short; Liquid alternative investments: what to expect from the SEC Money market fund regulation: will a third…
At the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section’s inaugural Annual Meeting in Chicago, Partner Jay Baris will speak on a panel entitled “Money Market Fund Reform Arrives (Finally): What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been!” This panel will be moderated by Investment Companies & Investment Advisers Subcommittee Chair Andrew Donohue, who served as Director of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management during the late, unlamented financial crisis and will analyze the dramatic history and implications…