In this issue of CFWD we discuss:

  • SEC Extends Emergency Order to Temporarily Amend Rule 10b-18
    of the Exchange Act
  • SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance Issues New Exchange Act C&DIs
  • SEC Roundtable on Disclosure Transparency
  • Allegations Against Individual Defendants Satisfy PSLRA’s Pleading Standard
  • CEO of Subsidiary Could Be Liable for Public Disclosures Made by
    Parent Company
  • SEC Extends Short Sale Emergency Orders
  • BATS Exchange Proposes Rule Changes Regarding Market Maker
    Registration, Obligations and Definitions
  • SEC Approves FINRA’s Proposed Rule Change to Adopt Certain
    NASD and NYSE Rules into the Consolidated FINRA Rulebook
  • SEC Issues Interim Clarifications on FAS 157 Fair Value Accounting
  • Senate Passes Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) Legislation
  • HOPE for Homeowners Program Becomes Effective
  • CFTC Issues Statement Regarding Bankruptcy Treatment of
    Cleared-Only Contracts
  • BM&F Granted No-Action Relief to Permit Electronic Access in U.S.
  • Comments Requested on DCO Application of International
    Derivatives Clearinghouse
  • International Task Force on Commodities Markets to Be Co-Chaired
    by CFTC and FSA
  • European Commission Publishes Revised Capital Requirements Proposals