In this issue of CFWD we discuss:

  • President Nominates Two Democrats to Be SEC Commissioners
  • Plaintiffs Plead Scienter Adequately on Failure to Disclose
    Related-Party Transaction
  • Plaintiffs Fail to Allege 10b-5 Claims Against Secondary Actors
  • FINRA Highlights 2008 Inspection Priorities
  • SEC Requires Electronic Filing of SRO Rule Change
    Proposals on Form 19b-7
  • SEC Approves Pilot Internet Portal for Municipal
    Securities Disclosure Documents
  • Treasury Releases Blueprint for Stronger Regulatory Structure
  • FSA Launches Consultation on Amended Client Assets Regime
  • CESR Finalizes Advice on US, Chinese and Japanese GAAP
  • CESR Publishes Responses to Consultation on Role of
    Rating Agencies in Structured Finance