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SEC approves NYSE and NASDAQ listing standards relating to independence of compensation committees and their advisers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2013

On January 11, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved1 the amended listing standard of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and


NYSE and Nasdaq issue proposed listing standards to implement Exchange Act Rule 10c-1 relating to independence of compensation committees and their advisers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2012

As reported in our recent advisory, SEC Adopts Final Rules Implementing Dodd-Frank Provisions on Independence of Compensation Committees and Their Advisers, on June 20, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued final Rule 10C-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange Act”) implementing the provisions of Section 952 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”


SEC proposes rules implementing Dodd-Frank provisions on independence of compensation committees and their advisers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

On March 30, 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("Commission") voted unanimously to propose rules under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Exchange Act") to implement the provisions of Section 952 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act"


House Subcommittee holds hearing on the stock market plunge
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2010

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing entitled "The Stock Market Plunge: What Happened and What Is Next?"


SEC proposes new rule on market access
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2010

Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously approved the proposal of a new rule (the "Proposed Rule") that would prohibit broker-dealers from granting their customers "unfiltered" or "naked" access to an exchange or alternative trading system (ATS


UAE pledges to lend money to Dubai banks
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • December 1 2009

On Sunday, the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced that would provide financial support to foreign and domestic banks operating in Dubai, one of the UAE, through a liquidity facility designed to avoid a run on banks by depositors and loss of confidence by investors


Nasdaq to extend listing relief
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2009

Last week, the NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq) announced that it has made a filing with the SEC to "extend until July 19, 2009, the temporary suspension of the continued listing requirements related to bid price and market value of publicly held shares for listing on the Nasdaq Stock Market."


Financial developments in the United Arab Emirates
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • February 20 2009

Yesterday, Borse Dubai, the government-owned exchange group, announced that it had signed a $2.5 billion term loan facility to refinance its $3.8 billion term loan facility used to fund investments in NASDAQ OMX Group and the London Stock Exchange


NYSE temporarily lowers delisting threshold
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2009

On Friday the NYSE announced that it is temporarily lowering the delisting threshold under Section 802.01B of the Listed Company Manual


Nasdaq extends suspension of the bid price and market value of publicly held requirements
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2008

On Friday, December 19, 2008, the NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) announced that it had made a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to extend its suspension of the rules requiring a minimum $1 closing bid price and a minimum market value of publicly held shares to remain listed