Villanova Law Review


Andrew Rocks


The article contends that the Dodd-Frank Act and the case, Morrison v. National Australia Bank, restrict the extraterritorial reach of U.S. fraud laws to private rights of action involving domestic transactions of U.S. securities. The author notes that the U.S. legal jurisdiction is governed by the policy of minimal interference and respect for sovereignties and by the principle of comity. He states that this position will help establish a cooperative regulatory effort across global markets.