In this issue of CFWD we discuss:

  • SEC Provides Guidance on the Use of Company Websites
  • Shareholders’ Allegations Satisfied Scienter Pleading Requirements
  • Shareholder Did Not Plead Fraud with Particularity or Adequately Allege Loss Causation
  • BSE Proposes Rule Change Relative To SROP And CROP Designations
  • NASDAQ OMX Group Acquires Philadelphia Stock Exchange
  • Approval of ISE Proposed Rule Change to Reduce Order Handling and Exposure Periods
  • FINRA Proposes to Amend NASD IM-1013-1 Concerning Member Firms That Obtain
    Membership by Waiving In
  • President Bush Signs Into Law “Housing and Economy Recovery Act of 2008”
  • House Financial Services Committee Approves “Municipal Bond Fairness Act”
  • Treasury Department Publishes Best Practices Guide for U.S. Residential Covered Bonds
  • CFTC Signs off on FSA Supervision of OTC Clearing on U.S. Exempt Commercial Market
  • NFA Proposes Increase to Net Capital Requirements for Forex Dealer Members
  • Federal Reserve Announces Extensions of Liquidity Facilities
  • BVCA Publishes Guidance for Private Equity Firms on FSA Regulatory Reporting
  • FSA Commences Several Criminal Prosecutions for Insider Dealing