The CFTC has proposed rules that would define the reach of Dodd-Frank Act margin requirements in cross-border swap transactions.
On June 29, 2015, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) proposed regulations...more
SEC has published reporting obligations for SBS without a finalized compliance schedule. Reporting rules for cleared and platform-executed SBS and certain cross-border transactions have not yet been finalized.
Note: This version includes an additional section on the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015, which amends certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act to exempt certain counterparties from the initial...more
Dealers and major industry participants may be subject to new margin requirements beginning as early as December 1, 2015.
Regulators are expected to finalize rules regarding margin requirements for uncleared swaps...more
Contrary to many industry comments the new rules will require managers of open-market CLOS to retain risk.
On October 21, 2014, six US federal regulators (the Agencies) began voting to adopt final rules implementing...more
The SEC Final Rule is the SEC’s first major step toward implementing its final regulatory regime under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act.
On June 25, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved a final...more
The Commission responds to issues facing end-users as a result of derivatives reforms.
Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) amended the Commodity Exchange Act...more
On December 10, 2013 the US federal banking agencies, along with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) (collectively, the Agencies), adopted the ...more
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), on November 5, 2013, re- proposed a rulemaking (the Re-Proposed Rule) that would establish specific limits on speculative positions in 28 physical commodity futures and...more
Staff responds to industry concerns and confusion surrounding SEF operations and onboarding.
One of the key aspects of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act) is...more