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CFTC Approves Appeal of Position Limit Decision

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Derivatives, Energy The CFTC approved an appeal of the September 28, 2012 federal district court decision that vacated the agency’s position limits rule based on a finding that the agency had neglected to first find that the limits were necessary to “diminish, eliminate, or prevent” the burden of undue speculation on interstate commerce. The agency filed a […] Read more →

by   |   November 16, 2012

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SEC Files Record Number of Enforcement Actions Against Investment Advisers

Investment Advisers, Litigation The SEC filed 147 enforcement actions in 2012 against investment advisers and investment companies, one more than the previous year’s record number.  The actions resulted from... Read more →

by   |   November 16, 2012

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Resource Extraction Issuers: Small Entity Compliance Guide

Energy, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has released a Small Entity Compliance Guide relating to the recently adopted rules relating to new disclosures required of “resource extraction issuers.”  Compliance... Read more →

by   |   November 15, 2012


SEC Receives More Than 3,000 Whistleblower Tips in FY2012

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities Over the past year, the Securities and Exchange Commission received more than 3,000 whistleblower tips from all 50 states and from 49 countries, according to the agency’s... Read more →

by   |   November 15, 2012