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Serve as fund and/or adviser counsel to more than 20 sponsors and advisers of investment companies with assets under management of more than $4 billion.

Serve as either fund and/or adviser counsel to 48 out of the top 50 open end ETFs.

Represent 9 of the 10 largest money managers listed by Institutional Investor.

Represent more than 200 broker-dealers, including most of the largest 100 U.S. securities firms listed by Institutional Investor.

Represent more than 750 mutual funds, venture capital, private equity, and hedge funds.

Team of more than 200 lawyers, more than 20 of whom joined us after distinguished careers at the SEC.

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05/13/14-05/15/14 NRS 29th Annual Spring Investment Adviser and Broker-Dealer Compliance Conference Orlando, FL
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05/13/14 Technology May-rathon: UK Investment: Tech Issues for Entrepreneurs, Start-Ups, and Investors
Amy B. Comer, Tracy Evlogidis, E.S. Kate Habershon, and Matthew Howse, speakers
05/14/14 Conference on Collective Trust Funds New York
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04/10/14 Federal Banking Agencies Finalize Supplementary Leverage Ratio Standards
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04/14/14 Russia/Ukraine: Additional EU Sanctions (view PDF)
On April 14, 2014, the European Union (EU) added four additional names to the list of sanctioned persons.
04/11/14 Russia/Ukraine: Additional U.S. Sanctions (view list)
On April 11, 2014, the United States added seven additional individuals and one entity to the list of SDNs.
04/04/14 Russia/Ukraine: Status of U.S. Sanctions as of 04/04/2014
On April 4, President Barack Obama signed into law the United States’ Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014
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Apr 14, 2014 - Russia/Ukraine: Additional EU Sanctions (view PDF)

On April 14, 2014, the European Union (EU) added four additional names to the list of sanctioned persons.

Apr 11, 2014 - Russia/Ukraine: Additional U.S. Sanctions (view list)

On April 11, 2014, the United States added seven additional individuals and one entity to the list of SDNs.

Apr 04, 2014 - Russia/Ukraine: Status of U.S. Sanctions as of 04/04/2014

On April 4, President Barack Obama signed into law the United States’ Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014

Mar 25, 2014 - Ukraine bailout imminent (read the article)

Business and Finance partner Carter Brod is quoted.

Mar 21, 2014 - Russia/Ukraine: Additional EU Sanctions (view PDF)

On March 21, 2014, the European Union (EU) added 12 additional names to the list of sanctioned persons.

Mar 20, 2014 - Russia/Ukraine: Status of U.S. Sanctions as of 3/20/14

By Executive Orders (EOs) issued on March 17, 2014 and March 20, 2014, the United States has designated 31 individuals in Russia and Ukraine and one Russian bank as subject to sanctions.

Aug 08, 2013 - Veteran Bank Regulatory Lawyer Joins Morgan Lewis

Morgan Lewis announced today that Charles Horn, a leading bank regulatory lawyer, joined the firm as a partner, resident in Washington, D.C.

Jul 01, 2013 - Director of SEC's Chicago Regional Office to Join Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice

Morgan Lewis today announced that Merri Jo Gillette will join the firm as a partner in its Litigation Practice beginning in September, resident in Chicago.

Jun 27, 2013 - Morgan Lewis Promotes Seventeen Lawyers to Partnership

Morgan Lewis today announced that 17 lawyers have been invited to join its partnership effective October 1, 2013.

May 07, 2013 - FINRA's Position On Pre-Inception Index Performance Data, Law360

Investment Management partner Richard F. Morris and associate John J. O'Brien comment on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc.'s interpretative letter regarding the use of pre-inception index performance (PIP) data for exchange-traded products (ETPs).

Apr 22, 2013 - GCs Name Rolls Royce of Law Firms, Law360

Morgan Lewis is included in a list of 18 law firms with the strongest brands in the legal market.

Apr 22, 2013 - When Crisis Hits, GCs Have These 8 Firms On Speed Dial, Law360

Morgan Lewis's inclusion in BTI Consulting Group's Brand Elite report is covered.

Apr 22, 2013 - The 6 Firms Shaking Up the Legal Market, Law360

Morgan Lewis is profiled in BTI Consulting Group's Brand Elite: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms report.

Apr 22, 2013 - The 7 Firms GCs are Telling their Friends to Hire, Law360

Morgan Lewis is included in BTI's 2013 Best-Branded Law Firms report.

Apr 22, 2013 - GCs Say Strong Brand Key to Landing New Clients, Law360

Morgan Lewis strong brand is recognized in BTI Consulting Group's 2013 Brand Elite report.

Jan 07, 2013 - Securities Group of the Year: Morgan Lewis, Law360

Law360 lists Morgan Lewis's Securities Industry Practice as one of its Securities Groups of the Year for 2012.

Dec 07, 2012 - US Removes Obstacles to Active ETFs, Financial Times

Investment Management partner Richard Morris is quoted.

Dec 07, 2012 - SEC to Lift Moratorium on Active ETF's Use of Derivatives, Law360

Investment Management partner Richard Morris is quoted.

Dec 03, 2012 - You’re Advised to Annually Look at Your Firm’s Securities Lending Activities, IA Week

Investment Management partner Richard Morris is quoted.

Oct 04, 2012 - Leading ETF Lawyer Richard Morris to Join Morgan Lewis

Morgan Lewis announces that Richard Morris will join the firm as a partner in its Investment Management and Securities Industry practice, resident in the firm's New York office.

Jul 12, 2012 - New U.S. Swaps Rules May Take Asia by Storm, Ignites Asia

Ethan Johnson discusses the impact of new CFTC compliance obligations for asset managers in Asia.

Apr 27, 2012 - Morgan Lewis Advises Wells Fargo on Purchase of Merlin Securities

Morgan Lewis advised Wells Fargo Securities on its acquisition of Merlin Securities, LLC.

Feb 13, 2012 - Economic Situation Complicates Reform Of Money Market Funds, SEC Official Says, Securities Regulation & Law Report

Morgan Lewis partner Andrew J. "Buddy" Donohue is quoted.

Feb 06, 2012 - Morgan Lewis Expands Existing Derivatives and Commodity Futures Platform with Addition of Leading Chicago-based Partner

Morgan Lewis today announces that Michael M. Philipp has joined the firm as a partner in its Financial Services, Investment Management and Securities Industry practice, resident in Chicago.

Sep 21, 2011 - Former GC of Jefferies Returns to Morgan Lewis’ Securities Practice

Morgan Lewis today announced that Lloyd H. Feller has returned to the firm as senior counsel in its Investment Management and Securities Industry Practice, resident in New York.

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