SEC Extension of Rule on Retail Foreign Exchange Transactions


On July 11, the SEC amended interim final temporary Rule 15b12-1T to extend the date on which the rule will expire from July 16, 2012 to July 16, 2013. On July 13, 2011, the SEC adopted the temporary rule which permits a broker-dealer to engage in a “retail forex business”. SEC Temporary Rule.

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