Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - May 4, 2012

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In this issue:

- SEC Issues Additional Guidance on Emerging Growth Companies

- CFTC Issues Proposed Interpretative Statement

- CFTC to Hold Public Meeting to Consider a Final Rule

- CME Issues Advisory Notice Regarding the Termination of Temporary Waiver of Annual Application for Position Limits Exemption

- Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Denies Attempt to Withdraw Fifth Amendment Invocation

- Idaho District Court Holds That Arbitration Requirement is Subject to Limited Judicial Review

- FSA Fines and Imposes Prohibition On Compliance Officer for Client Money Breaches and Fines Firm

An excerpt from "Idaho District Court Holds That Arbitration Requirement is Subject to Limited Judicial Review"

The United States District Court for the District of Idaho held that, under Ninth Circuit law, an arbitration award is judicially reviewable under the Federal Arbitration Act even where the arbitration agreement at issue contained language describing the arbitrator’s award as “final and binding” and not subject to appeal.

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Published In: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, Business Organization Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Securities Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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