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
With recent release, the CFTC hopes to eliminate market uncertainty on forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality.
The comment period recently closed for a proposed interpretation (the Proposal) to further...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
The revision of the 2003 International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Credit Derivatives Definitions is likely the biggest overhaul of the definitions in more than a decade. The new 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives...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 SEC has proposed recordkeeping and reporting rules and capital charges for security-based swap dealers based on the current broker-dealer reporting and recordkeeping regime.
Market participants in the derivatives...more