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Helping clients mitigate risks and navigate an ever-changing regulatory landscape.

At some point, virtually every organization faces a significant regulatory question. Some may also have to address enforcement issues. Navigating the regulatory environment has become progressively more challenging with the proliferation of new regulations and increasing scrutiny from regulators.

As regulatory standards, both in- and outside the United States, become more complex, Morrison & Foerster’s regulatory and enforcement team helps financial institutions, accounting firms, corporations, and individuals:

  • Keep up to date globally with local laws when entering unfamiliar markets
  • Evaluate the full impact of new regulation and legislation
  • Stay compliant with laws and regulations
  • Manage risk and respond to increased scrutiny and enforcement

Decades of regulatory experience.

Our lawyers have helped influence legislative and rulemaking processes — in and outside the United States — for more than 50 years. Our team includes professionals who have held senior leadership positions within government agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Our attorneys’ intimate knowledge of how the government works makes the difference for clients in identifying and assessing risk and crafting practical approaches to regulatory and enforcement challenges.

Authority across all major practice areas.

Morrison & Foerster provides a full range of services to prepare and protect clients in highly regulated industries, including:

  • Antitrust and Competition Law
  • Financial Services Enforcement
  • Government Contracts
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Internal Investigations
  • Public Companies Compliance
  • Securities Enforcement
  • Product Liability

No matter the challenges that our clients face, or the focus of their business, Morrison & Foerster has the government experience, practice knowledge and global coverage to provide regulatory advice and solutions for every issue.


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