On June 27th, the SEC designated August 15, 2013 as the date by which it will approve, disapprove, or institute disapproval proceedings regarding the New York Stock Exchange's proposed rule change to (i) delete the sections in the Listed Company Manual containing the listing application materials (including the listing application and the listing agreement) and adopt updated listing application materials that will be posted on the Exchange's website; and (ii) adopt as new rules certain provisions that are currently included in the various forms of agreements that are in the Manual, as well as some additional new rules that make explicit existing Exchange policies with respect to initial listings. SEC Release No. 34-69878.