News 2003

June 5 : January 27 : January 16

June 5, 2003

  • SEC implements internal control provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley Act; adopts non-exclusive safe harbor from the definition of investment company for certain R&D companies.

    The SEC's press release is available HERE. The SEC is expected to publish the texts of the new rules on its website soon.

    NYSE and NASD have filed with the SEC amendments to their research analyst rule proposals that were originally filed with the SEC in October 2002. The amendments are designed to address certain requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, among other things. The SEC is expected to act on these proposals before July 30, 2003, which is the date by which the Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires rules addressing its requirements be adopted.

    The text of the amendments are available by clicking HERE.

    The original proposals are available by clicking HERE.

January 27, 2003

  • The Washington Legal Foundation is hosting an event on enforcement of white collar crime laws on Wednesday, January 29.. Please click HERE for details.

January 16, 2003

  • The Federalist Society's Corporations, Securities & Antitrust Practice Group is co-sponsoring a panel on Antitrust and Intellectual Property issues. The panel, "Who Wins the Battle Between Antitrust and Intellectual Property?" will be held January 31st at the National Press Club. Please click HERE for more details and to register.

2003 The Federalist Society