Americas

Author: | Published: 1 Jun 2005

Ko-Yung Tung joined Morrison & Foerster's New York office as a senior counsellor. Tung is former general counsel and vice-president of the World Bank, and former chair of the global practice group and member of the management committee at O'Melveny & Myers. Tung was approached to join Morrison & Foerster after leaving O'Melveny at the end of March. He was general counsel at the World Bank from 1999 to 2003. He has also served as secretary-general of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes.

The Securities and Exchange Commission began work on releasing to the public the comment letters that it sends to filing companies. The Commission will make available its responses to issuers' disclosure filings relating to securities offerings, financial reports and other matters. The initiative will include comment letters relating to disclosures filed after August 1 2004. They will be released no sooner than 45...