• Just over a year ago, a ruling from a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit signaled a potential expansion of section 1782’s use and geographic reach. Section 1782 permits parties involved in or considering legal proceedings outside the U.S. to obtain documents from a person or entity that resides or is found in the U.S.

  • With a disrupted marketplace characterized by many companies and their employees working from home during this year, a whole new range of vulnerabilities and threats for cyberattacks have emerged.

  • Financial services law firm Murphy & McGonigle announces today it has continued its recent momentum with the opening of an office in Chicago, its second new office this year. The firm has made significant strides in gaining market share across the U.S. since its founding in 2010, with an ever-growing lineup of financial industry lawyers and a unique law firm platform.

  • Coming close on the heels of adoption by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) of substantial amendments to Rule 15c2-11 governing over-the-counter (“OTC”) quotations for securities, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) has proposed to adopt new Rule 6439 “to expand and enhance the obligations of [FINRA] member firms that operate certain systems that regularly disseminate the quotations of identified broker-dealers in OTC Equity Securities” (“interdealer quotation system” or “IDQS”).

  • On March 31, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security, or CARES Act, to provide immediate and critically needed financial relief to the economy, which was racing the disastrous consequences of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

  • CFTC Records Another Year of Aggressive Spoofing Enforcement
    Global Investigations Review (Subscription Required) | (10/15/2020)

    The US commodities regulator almost equalled its annual record for the number of penalties it handed down for market manipulation in the past year.