In this issue of CFWD we discuss:

  • Why Do Foreign Issuers Deregister?
  • Choice of Forum Clause Prevented Plaintiffs’ Assertion of Federal Claims
  • Circumstantial Evidence Was Sufficient to Establish Scienter
  • SEC Requests Comment on Plan to Enhance Insider Trading Surveillance and Detection
  • Modification of Nasdaq Rules Governing Market Maker Quotations
  • ISE Proposes Rule Changes Regarding Non-Customer Options Order
  • FINRA, NYSE and CBOE Propose to Make Permanent Their Respective Portfolio
    Margin Pilot Programs
  • Rep. Scott Garrett Introduces the Equal Treatment For Covered Bonds Act
  • Freddie Mac to Stop Purchasing Subprime Home Loans
  • FTC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Petroleum Market Manipulation
  • CFTC Creates Forex Enforcement Task Force
  • Federal Reserve Revises Fee Schedule and Payment Conditions Under Regulation S