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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