On June 8th, the SEC readopted without change the relevant portions of Securities Exchange Act Rules 13d-3 and 16a-1. Readoption of these provisions preserve the application of the SEC's existing beneficial ownership rules to persons who purchase or sell security-based swaps after the effective date of new Section 13(o) of the Securities Exchange Act, added by Section 766 of the Dodd-Frank Act. The readoption of the relevant portions of Rules 13d-3 and 16a-1 confirms that, following the July 16, 2011 statutory effective date of Section 13(o), persons who purchase or sell security-based swaps will remain within the scope of these rules to the same extent as they are now. The confirmation is effective July 16, 2011. SEC Release No. 34-64628.