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How Firms Score When They Take on the SEC or FINRA (July 10, 2014)
In their article for Law360, “How Firms Score When They Take on the SEC or FINRA,” Sutherland Partner Brian Rubin and summer associate Lauren Shor highlight findings of Sutherland’s study of FINRA’s ...
Everybody out of the (Public Arbitrator) Pool (July 3, 2014)
In their article for Law360, Sutherland attorneys Bryan Ward, Sarah Scott Peters and Andrew McCormick discuss FINRA’s proposed rule change to narrow the pool of eligible public arbitrators and ...
An Oft-Overlooked Path to Recovering Costs, Fees (July 1, 2014)
The National Law Journal
Often overlooked in federal practice, state “offer of settlement” statutes potentially present both plaintiffs and defendants with an opportunity to recover costs and attorney fees. Under certain ...
Big Data and Regulation, Part 2: Legal and Compliance (June 20, 2014)
Last month in this column, we talked about the increasing importance of big data analytics in regulation, with a particular focus on the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission’s examination program. ...
P3 Opportunities To Abound Now That WRRDA Is Law (June 13, 2014)
On June 10, President Obama signed House Bill 3080, or the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), into law. This new law is the first water resources policy update in seven years. Among ...
Putting the CFTC's 'Swap' Definition into Context (June 5, 2014)
The CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight recently addressed, for the first time, the commission's definition of a swap as it applies to a specific insurance transaction. U.S. ...