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Comment by: Fleck Posted: January 22, 07
MOFO is a great place to work. The partners are not screamers and the associates are really helpful. It is BigLaw and life sucks but they make it as reasonable as possible.
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Associate Bonus Watch: O'Melveny & Myers, Winston & Strawn, And More About …Above the LawMorrison & Foerster. When we covered the MoFo bonuses earlier this week, we noted a difference of opinion between regular and high billers. The regular associates seemed happy with MoFo's adoption of the Davis Polk scale, but the high billers sounded ...
Morrison & Foerster Quarterly News Tax Talk - Volume 7, No.4 January 2015JD Supra (press release)On December 19, just days before the end of 2014, President Obama signed into law the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (TIPA). TIPA retroactively extended a number of tax breaks for 2014 that had expired at the end of 2013. While we won't bore our ...
Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies Meets WednesdayJD Supra (press release)The SEC's advisory committee will meet this Wednesday to discuss and address means of promoting secondary market liquidity for the securities of small and emerging companies, including addressing the Section 4(a)(1-1/2) exemption, as well as to vote on ...and more »
Business Restructuring & Insolvency Year in ReviewJD Supra (press release)We are pleased to say that 2014 was another successful year for Morrison & Foerster's Business Restructuring & Insolvency Group. Despite continuing market headwinds, the last year brought our group new engagements on some of the most significant and ...
CFPB Proposes Suspending Quarterly Credit Card Agreement Submission …JD Supra (press release)On February 26, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) published a proposed rule (“Proposed Rule”) that would suspend for one year the requirement that credit card issuers submit their agreements to the CFPB on a quarterly basis, ...and more »
California Lawyer 2015 Roundtable Series: White-Collar DefenseJD Supra (press release)Sharing their knowledge on these topics were roundtable participants Timothy P. Crudo of Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass; Eugene Illovsky of Morrison & Foerster; John F. Libby of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips; and Kyle Waldinger of the U.S. Attorney's Office, ...
Investment Management Legal + Regulatory Update - February 2015JD Supra (press release)On February 9, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to its rules to implement Section 955 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”), which added Section 14(j) to the ...and more »
A European Prospectus Revolution?JD Supra (press release)The EU prospectus regime, based on Directive 2003/71/EC (the “Prospective Directive”) as amended, has been in place now for nearly 10 years and was due to be reviewed by the European Commission by 1 January 2016. However, the European ...and more »
CFPB Announces Field Hearing on ArbitrationJD Supra (press release)On February 23, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it will hold a field hearing in Newark, New Jersey, on March 10, 2015, to discuss the topic of arbitration. We anticipate that the CFPB will use the field hearing to ...and more »
FDA Proposed Rule in Flux?JD Supra (press release)On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it has reopened the comment period for its proposed rule on generic drug labeling. It has also scheduled a day-long public meeting to hear comments and discuss alternatives to the ...
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