Shaw Industries Group, Inc. v. Automated Creel Systems, Inc.In a final written decision for two consolidated inter partes review (IPR) proceedings, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB, the Board) ruled that some of the challenged … [Read more...] about No Motivation to Combine Where Combination Requires Complete Redesign, Shaw Industries Group, Inc. v. Automated Creel Systems, Inc.
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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission brought and settled an enforcement action against a Dubai-based brokerage company and trading firm for the purported spoofing-type trading by one of its employees. The Commodity Exchange, Inc. also brought an action against the same entity … [Read more...] about Bridging the Week: October 9 – 13 and October 16, 2017 (Spoofing; Supervision; De Minimis Threshold; Automated Trading System Gone Bad) [VIDEO]
An inadvertent system logic flaw caused two affiliated broker-dealers not to perform required anti-money laundering obligations and resulted in sanctions by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, while automated trading system malfunctions resulted in fines to three … [Read more...] about MiFID II, MiFIR, Block Trade Washes, AlphaMetrix, Charges for Cash, Bitcoin Options Exchange, Trading System Failures – Bridging the Week: December 15 to 19 and 22, 2014
A review by the Inspector General of the Securities and Exchange Commission concluded there was no home court advantage for cases tried before the agency's own administrative tribunals, while the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority announced a sweep to help evaluate … [Read more...] about Bridging the Week: February 15 – 19 and 22, 2016 (Culture; False Documents; Home Court Advantage; Trade Options; Automated Trading Systems)
Last week, two leaders of major regulatory agencies in the United Kingdom and the United States expressed concerns about at least some aspects of the post 2007-2008 financial services regulatory environment, while prudential regulators began rolling out a final rule on margin … [Read more...] about Bridging the Week: October 19 to 23 and 26, 2015 (Automated Trading Controls; Too Much Regulation; Spoofing; Evasion; Customer Funds Investments)