In this issue of CFWD we discuss:

  • SEC Staff Offers Guidance for Financial Institutions Filing Proxy Statements
    in Connection With the TARP Capital Purchase Program
  • RiskMetrics Group Releases 2009 Proxy Voting Policies
  • FAA Does Not Authorize Arbitrators to Compel Pre-Hearing Discovery
    From Non-Parties
  • Court Dismisses Portion of Securities Fraud Claims
  • FINRA Issues Alert Regarding FTC’s FACT Regulations
  • FINRA Requests Comment on Proposed Changes to FINRA
    Reporting Requirements
  • FINRA Provides Guidance Regarding Extraordinary Cooperation
  • NASDAQ Proposes Reduction of Exposure Time for Option Limit Orders
  • NYSE Proposes Changes to Streamline Odd-Lot Order Handling Guidance
  • SEC Issues Final and Proposed Rules on Credit Rating Agencies
  • GAO Issues Reports on TARP and Foreclosure Reduction Efforts
  • Fed and Treasury Announce Agency-Debt/MBS Purchases and TALF Facility
  • CFTC Proposes to Require Electronic Filing of CPO/CTA Disclosure Documents
  • NFA Rules to Specify Content of Forex Dealer Customer Statements
  • CFTC Issues No-Action Letters to Korea Exchange and Thailand Futures
    Exchange Pcl
  • FDIC Streamlines Bidder Qualification Process for Troubled Institutions
  • Federal Reserve Extends Life of Liquidity Facilities
  • Office of Comptroller of the Currency Releases New Fee Schedule
  • FDIC Board Approves Final Version of Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program
  • OCC Conditionally Approves “Shelf Charter” to Expand Pool of Qualified
    Bidders for Troubled Institutions
  • FSA Updates Short Selling FAQs
  • FSA Proposes Further Amendments to UK Listing Rules
  • UK Definition of "Financial Instrument" Harmonized
  • FSA Proposes New Liquidity Rules