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The latest edition of Financial Services Europe and International Update from Dechert’s Financial Services Practice covers the most recent regulatory developments.
In This Issue:
- Part A – Regulation of Financial...more
Section 722(d) of the Dodd-Frank Act amended the Commodity Exchange Act (“CEA”) by adding section 2(i), which provides that the provisions of the CEA relating to swaps shall not apply to activities outside the United States...more
At a public meeting on July 12, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) adopted final guidance on how Dodd-Frank Act requirements will apply to cross-border swap activities (Guidance). In...more
In This Issue:
Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; Executive Branch; International; Miscellaneous; and Upcoming Hearings.
Excerpt from Leading the Past Week -
Yesterday marked the 3rd Anniversary...more
SEC and EU Supervisory Cooperation for Asset Management Industry -
On July 19, the SEC announced that it signed various memoranda of understanding with the financial regulators of 25 member states of the EU and 3...more
On July 12, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission adopted interpretive guidance and a policy statement regarding the cross-border application of the swap provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...more
On Friday, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) adopted final guidance regarding the cross border application of the new derivatives requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...more
Following yesterday’s announcement by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the European Commission of a joint understanding regarding a coordinated approach to the regulation of cross-border derivatives (for a further...more
On May 23, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published in the Federal Register proposed rules and guidance for applying Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank)...more
Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act") (enacted July 21, 2010) generally became effective on July 16, 2011. Since then, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") has...more
Swaps trade in a global market. Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act amended the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) to impose a panoply of regulation on the swaps market mostly through regulations adopted by the Commodity Futures...more
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued a final exemptive order regarding the cross-border application of certain swaps provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Pursuant to the...more
On December 21, 2012, the CFTC approved an exemptive order which provides relief from certain cross-border applications of the swaps provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act and the related regulations....more
On December 21, 2012, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “Commission” or “CFTC”) approved an exemptive final order (the “Final Order”) providing time-limited relief from certain cross-border applications of the...more