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Main Office: San Francisco
Participating Offices: Denver; Irvine, CA; Los Angeles; McLean, VA; New York; Palo Alto; Sacramento; San Diego; San Francisco; Tokyo; Walnut Creek, CA; Washington, D.C.
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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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Litigators of the Week: Rachel Krevans and Grant Esposito of Morrison & FoersterThe Am Law Litigation DailyIt may take years before a court has the final say on a law meant to promote market competition for so-called biologics—revolutionary but costly drugs derived from living cells or organisms. But with a win for Sandoz Inc., Rachel Krevans and Grant …and more »
Litigator of the Week: Michele Corash of Morrison & FoersterLaw.comAccused of failing to warn consumers about lead in baby food, Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp. and other major food companies turned to Morrison & Foerster, where partner Michèle Corash has been battling Prop 65 since before it became law. Corash's efforts ...and more »
Regulation A+: Final Rules Offer Important Capital Raising AlternativesJD Supra (press release)Yesterday, March 25, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously to adopt final rules to implement the rulemaking mandate of Title IV of the JOBS Act by adopting amendments to Regulation A. In December 2013, the SEC had ...and more »
Macquarie to Pay $15 Million to Settle SEC Charges Tied to Puda Coal OfferingWall Street JournalLate Thursday, Macquarie sued the law firm Morrison & Foerster, which served as underwriter's counsel on the deal at issue, seeking to recoup the cost of fighting a related investor lawsuit and the investigations. Macquarie described the law firm's …and more »
CFPB Initiates Second CARD Act ReviewJD Supra (press release)On March 19, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) published a notice and request for information (“2015 RFI”) regarding the impact of the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 (“CARD Act”), as required …and more »
Cloud Data Security Standards Reach New Heights?JD Supra (press release)Issues of data privacy and security are central to most cloud contract negotiations. While cloud service providers may be willing to take responsibility for the integrity of their networks, accepting obligations in relation to data privacy and security …and more »
Promoting Capital FormationJD Supra (press release)Regulators and lawmakers in the US continue to review and consider measures that may promote capital formation for smaller and emerging companies. Although the number of initial public offerings (IPOs) in the US in 2014 reached highs not seen since the ...
Morrison & Foerster Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Marriage CasesLawfuelMoFo filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of marriage equality on March 6. The brief is on behalf of leading experts in international law and human rights, including Harold Koh, who was the Legal Adviser to Secretary of State …and more »
UK's Financial Services Regulator: No Hashtags in Financial PromotionsJD Supra (press release)Earlier this month the UK's financial services regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), issued its final guidance on financial promotions made via social media channels. As we reported last year, the FCA issued long-awaited draft guidance in …and more »
Coming Soon: Regulations for Uniform Fiduciary StandardJD Supra (press release)In testimony before the House Committee on Financial Services on March 24, 2015, SEC Chair Mary Jo White said that she supports a uniform fiduciary standard of conduct for broker-dealers and investment advisers that provide personalized securities ...
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