The Latham FPI Guide
Includes the topics that are of most interest to foreign private issuers and their advisors when engaging in US capital markets transactions.
EU Directive on Representative Actions
The Book of Jargon Series – Word of the Day®
The Book of Jargon® is a series of practice area and industry-specific glossaries published by Latham & Watkins.
not just what happens to the oil and gas industry when commodity prices hit rock bottom. The process of slowly Venting fluid from a vessel or system in order to equalize or relieve pressure from the vessel or system, and make the next phase of the operation possible. This process is often used at the end of a high-pressure test / treatment.
the main document in a Family (typically a cover email). Children are attached to Parents to comprise a single Document Family.
the process of selecting the most advantageous forum in which to commence legal proceedings in circumstances in which there is a choice.
Qualified Institutional Buyer (QIB)
large Institutional Investors that must have at least US$100 million invested in Securities or under management. Qualified Institutional Buyers are the permitted Purchasers of Securities in Rule 144A Financing. See Rule 144A.
a pricing strategy that offers a basic version of a product to users for free with the goal of selling them additional features for a fee.
A new publication from the UK’s financial regulator signals to firms that they should take steps to manage risks in the use of AI.
In its first enforcement action involving NFTs, the SEC focused on issuer marketing that promised outsized returns on investment and platform building.
A new program addresses innovative banking activities such as bank-fintech partnerships and digital assets while reinforcing guardrails around stablecoin activity.
The adoption of the standards marks a key milestone for reporting under the CSRD.
The new framework provides an additional route for personal data transfers from the EEA to the US.
The SEC has adopted new rules requiring companies to provide timely disclosures on Form 8-K and in annual reports about material cybersecurity incidents and risk management strategies.
A bifurcated decision in a highly anticipated digital assets enforcement action may not provide the clarity that market participants want or need.
Washington State’s landmark privacy law has inspired other states to pass similar laws with stringent requirements on a broad range of companies and processing activities.