In this issue of CFWD we discuss:

  • Risk Metrics Group 2008 Updates to US Corporate
    Governance Policy
  • SEC Release on Exemption from Registration Requirements for
    Compensatory Employee Stock Options
  • Various SEC Rulemakings
  • Extension of Manning to OTCBB Delayed Until January 14, 2008
  • Amendments to CBOE Continuous Quoting Obligations of DPMs
  • Commissioner Atkins: Formal SEC Guidance Needed on Valuation
    and Rule 12b-1 Plans
  • Proposed Rules and Guidelines Regarding Consumer Report
    Information Issued  
  • Market Manipulation May Be Proved by Manipulative Intent
    Sarbanes-Oxley Act Does Not Apply Retroactively
  • FERC Jurisdiction Reaffirmed
  • ICE Requests Exemption for Clearing of Agricultural Swaps
  • NFA Reduces Fees