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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 National Law Review also covers hot topics such as financial services law and FinTech (financial technology). Additionally, we cover topics like bitcoin, cryptocurrency transactions, SEC regulations, blockchain technologies, and compliance under finance laws like the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Additionally, cases and news which is governed under the Federal Reserve Act, the Fair Credit and Reporting Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and Equal Credit Opportunity Act, are also analyzed in articles on the site.

Securities & the SEC

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
7
Feb
CFIUS Clearance: Yageo Corporation and Kemet Corporation Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
7
Feb
The CFTC Proposes a New Approach to Federal Position Limits -- Will This One Stick? Bracewell LLP
7
Feb
OCIE Publishes Cybersecurity and Resiliency Observations Proskauer Rose LLP
7
Feb
Polish Government Working on Strengthening Corporate Liability Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
7
Feb
CFIUS Clearance: EQT Infrastructure IV Fund/Digital Colony Partners and Zayo Group Holdings Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
7
Feb
FSOC: “Too Big to Fail” Has Failed Carlton Fields
7
Feb
Does California Law Apply To A Derivative Action Brought By Members Of A Foreign LLC? Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
7
Feb
Stewardship Code – A Long Engagement Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
6
Feb
Out of the Gate Fast Carlton Fields
6
Feb
SEC Proposes Amendments to, and Issues Interpretive Guidance on, Key Financial Disclosure Requirements; Chairman Clayton Issues Related Public Statement Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
6
Feb
Restricted Access to WHOIS Data Jeopardizes Brand Owners Online Faegre Drinker
6
Feb
Corporate Power Purchase Agreements – The Preferred Route for Corporates to Secure Renewable Energy Supplies in a Decarbonized World Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
6
Feb
U.S. Company Obligations in Light of the Coronavirus Outbreak Greenberg Traurig, LLP
6
Feb
Volcker 3.0: The Agencies Propose Relief for Securitizations and Foreign Funds and New Exemptions from the Volcker Rule’s Covered Fund Restrictions Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
6
Feb
Bridging the Week by Gary DeWaal: January 13 to 17, and January 20, 2020 (Spoofing; Compliance Officer Fined and Banned; Security or Virtual Currency? Katten
6
Feb
The New York State “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act” (SHIELD Act) Becomes Effective March 21, 2020: Is Your Organization Ready to Achieve Compliance? Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
6
Feb
Bridging the Week by Gary DeWaal: January 20 to 24 and January 27, 2020 (Position Limits Redux; Programmer Liability; Security or Virtual Currency) Katten
6
Feb
Legislature To Consider Easing Corporate Conversions Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
5
Feb
Texas Supreme Court Holds That Parties Can Conclusively Agree That, As Between Themselves, No Partnership Will Exist Unless Certain Conditions Are Satisfied Winstead
5
Feb
Earth Fare Files for Liquidating Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Stark & Stark

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