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International banking and financial institutions news is also covered on the National Law Review. UK regulatory framework covered, including the Australian crowd-sourced funding regime, and EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), along with international insolvency, news, and legislation from around the world, which are linked to non-US foreign banks and institutions, are regularly published online.  Additionally, the legal experts at the National Law Review consistently offer updates on the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority and the effects of Brexit.

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The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. The National Law Review covers news and updates coming out of the SEC, including information about updates on the US SEC EDGAR system and related requirements, rules designed to limit and enforce rules against Insider Trading and Anti-Money Laundering settlements. Additionally, analysis of the SEC Division of Investment Management leadership and proposed rulemakings.

Date Title Organization
22
Apr
La implementación de la política “Buy American” (Compra estadounidense) para proyectos de infraestructura comienza el 1 de mayo Bilzin Sumberg
22
Apr
FinCEN Issues First Penalty Against Peer-to-Peer Virtual Currency Exchanger Schiff Hardin LLP
22
Apr
Delaware Court of Chancery Dismisses Derivative Suit in Limited Partnership Context for Failing to Make Demand or Show Demand Futility K&L Gates
22
Apr
Bridging the Week by Gary DeWaal: April 15 – 19 and April 22, 2019 (Privacy Requirements No Secret; Not Quite the "Thrilla in Manila") Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
22
Apr
FDIC and Duke University announce fintech research conference Ballard Spahr LLP
22
Apr
M&A Update: The Delaware Supreme Court’s Decision in Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd. v. Aruba Networks, Inc.—Calculating Fair Value in Statutory Appraisal Cases Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
22
Apr
New HUD Requirements for Down Payment Assistance Provided by Government Entities Ballard Spahr LLP
22
Apr
Fee Shifting Bill Dies While Nevada Legislature Continues To Mull Other Corporate Law Amendments Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
20
Apr
Inspection Rights Are Not Granted For Fishing Expeditions K&L Gates
19
Apr
The Massachusetts Debt Collection Regulations – Latest Consumer Class Action Litigation Trend Greenberg Traurig, LLP
19
Apr
SEC Approves FINRA Rule Change to Permit the Use of Electronic Signatures for Discretionary Accounts Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
19
Apr
The Ins and Outs of Retirement Plan Committees Hill Ward Henderson
19
Apr
FINRA Requests Comment on Proposed Pilot Program to Study Changes to Corporate Bond Block Trade Dissemination Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
19
Apr
The "Other" EDGAR Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
18
Apr
CFPB Announces Symposia Series Ballard Spahr LLP
18
Apr
New York Passes Sweeping Legislation Affecting Student Loan Servicers Ballard Spahr LLP
18
Apr
Inside The Beltway: A Lobbyist's Perspective On The Consumers First Act And Other Legislative Initiatives Impacting Consumer Financial Services Ballard Spahr LLP
18
Apr
OZ Flash: Newly Issued Proposed Regulations and the Administration’s Remarks are a Boon to the OZ Incentive K&L Gates
18
Apr
SEC Guidance on Exhibit Redactions For Immaterial, Competitively Harmful Information Greenberg Traurig, LLP
18
Apr
Living in a Digital World with Analog Laws Jones Walker LLP

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