In this issue:

- District Court Rejects Challenge to SEC Conflict Minerals Rule

- Mandatory Clearing of iTraxx CDS Indices for Category 2 Entities Began July 25

- CFTC Issues Extension of Time-Limited No-Action Relief to Cooperatives

- Order for Insider Trader to Pay $10.2 Million in Restitution to Morgan Stanley Affirmed

- Sixth Circuit Reaffirms Class Certification in Light of Amgen and Comcast

- Excerpt from: Order for Insider Trader to Pay $10.2 Million in Restitution to Morgan Stanley Affirmed:

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed the lower court’s order directing Joseph Skowron III, a convicted insider trader and former portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley, to pay his former employer $10.2 million in restitution.

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Topics:  Administrative Procedure Act, Amgen, Amgen Inc. v Connecticut Retirement Plans, CFTC, Class Action, Class Certification, Comcast, Comcast v. Behrend, Conflict Mineral Rules, Insider Trading, iTraxx CDS indices, Mandatory Victim's Restitution Act, Morgan Stanley, No-Action Letters, SEC

Published In: Business Torts Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Energy & Utilities Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Securities Updates

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