Please visit our regulatory reform website for recent developments related to the Dodd-Frank Act, Basel III, and other U.S. and European regulatory matters. You will find user guides, client alerts, articles, one page summaries, presentations, and other useful links and resources.

For additional information about the Morrison & Foerster practices that handle regulatory reform issues, visit our Banking + Financial Services and Capital Markets websites.

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FrankNDodd is an online resource that tracks rulemaking pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, including rule proposals, rulemaking, and publication of study results and public comments, as well as key dates for comment deadlines, enactment deadlines, and effective dates. FrankNDodd also provides our color commentary and links to relevant articles, alerts, powerpoints and other resources. To obtain a password for FrankNDodd, please send an email naming your contact at Morrison & Foerster, or, alternatively, explaining how you heard about FrankNDodd to to

Haven’t been able to keep track of all of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s activities? We have a solution for you. The folks who brought you FrankNDodd proudly introduce BureauTrak™. BureauTrak is a new module dedicated entirely to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. BureauTrak monitors every CFPB rulemaking, report, and enforcement action, as well as news concerning the CFPB. If you are a CFPB aficionado, you can bypass our FrankNDodd tracker, and head straight to BureauTrak. How can you access all of this? Subscribe to FrankNDodd and for the same cost (free), you will benefit from BureauTrak. To obtain a password for BureauTrak, please send an email naming your contact at Morrison & Foerster, or, alternatively, explaining how you heard about BureauTrak to is Morrison & Foerster LLP’s online resource that tracks the development of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. Access to the site is available free of charge for current clients of the firm. If you would like to obtain a password, please contact your Morrison & Foerster lawyer or send an email to

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, or JOBS Act, is sure to jumpstart capital-raising for emerging companies, as well as facilitate capital formation for existing public companies of all sizes. Given our longstanding commitment to serve emerging companies and the breadth of our capital markets and corporate practices, we supplemented our JOBS Act page ( with the Jumpstarter blog. Visit our blog ( for up to the minute news and commentary.

We take great pride in having clients who are leaders, not followers, but, in this instance, we ask that you join other followers—of our twitter that is. You will find our capital markets related twitterings on @Thinkingcapmkts. Imagine that, the latest developments from securities lawyers in 140 characters or less. Visit

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