On July 11th, the SEC adopted a rule permitting a registered broker-dealer to engage in a retail forex business, provided that the broker-dealer complies with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the rules and regulations thereunder, and the rules of the self-regulatory organization(s) of which the broker-dealer is a member insofar as they are applicable to retail forex transactions. The Commission is adopting Rule 15b12-1 substantially in the form previously adopted as an interim final temporary rule and is providing that the rule will expire on July 31, 2016. SEC Release No. 34-69964. See also Aguilar Remarks (expressing dissatisfaction with the Commission's failure to propose final rules addressing retail forex).