Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - July 13, 2012

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In this issue:

- SEC to Consider Conflict Minerals, Resource Extraction and Regulation D Rules on August 22

- FASB Drops Proposal to Modify Loss Contingency Disclosure Requirements

- SEC Adopts Rule to Require Consolidated Audit Trail for Markets

- CFTC and SEC Adopt Further Definitions of Swap and Related Key Terms

- CFTC Adopts End-User Exception and Proposes Exemption from the Swap Clearing Requirement for Certain Cooperatives

- Southern District of New York Applies Dodd-Frank Section 929A Retroactively

- Criminal Court of New York City Holds That Tweets Are Public Information and Can Be Subpoenaed

- OCC Releases Report on Risks Facing National Banks and Federal Savings Associations

- Federal Reserve Announces Optional Pre-Filing Screening Process

- Upcoming Affordable Care Act Deadlines

- European Commission Adopts Detailed Rules on Short Selling

An excerpt from " Southern District of New York Applies Dodd-Frank Section 929A Retroactively"

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently addressed the question of whether Section 929A of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act) applied retroactively to whistleblower claims under Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

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