NEW YORK, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrison & Foerster LLP has been recognized for its leadership in financial regulatory matters and named "Law Firm of the Year" by Operational Risk & Regulation magazine. The firm was recognized for the breadth of its financial services and regulatory expertise. The firm's ability to assist North American, European and Asian financial institutions with domestic and European regulatory issues was noted in the editorial. The magazine noted that, "Clients describe Morrison & Foerster as 'totally tied in' to what's happening in Washington and around the world. Its FranknDodd.com website has given clients a resource that they can log into at any time to get the most recent updates on US regulation."
The editorial comments on the firm's advice on Dodd-Frank, EMIR, MiFID, Basel III and other regulatory developments, and observes that, "The firm has also been described as an important information broker between regulators and its financial services clients. Clients cite the quality of the relationships the firm has with Washington as one of its core strengths, enabling it to get clear insight on regulatory matters and so making its knowledge base invaluable for clients – and also praise its insights into foreign regulation and extraterritoriality."
Operational Risk & Regulation, published by Incisive Media Ltd., publisher of Risk magazine and other titles, promotes strategic thought on key risk and regulatory compliance issues. Operational Risk & Regulation is designed specifically to help its readers find their way through the complex challenges that operational risk and compliance executives face every day.
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- Ranked Band 1 in Consumer Regulation by Chambers USA 2012
- Ranked by IFLR1000 as a leading firm for financial services regulation
- PLC Which lawyer? Global Portrait observes "regarded as one of the US' innovative finance teams, Morrison & Foerster has a comprehensive banking and finance practice"
- U.S. News-Best Lawyers Best Law Firms 2013 ranks the firm as one of the leading Banking and Finance firms nationally
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