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On August 13, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight, Division of Clearing and Risk, and Division of Market Oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission extended no-action relief from certain...more
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
Et tu, CFE? CBOE Futures Proposes Amended Disruptive Practices Rules and New Related Policies and Procedures:
CBOE Futures Exchange became the latest designated contract market to propose specific rules to ban disruptive...more
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) has taken another step in refining its framework for cross-border activities, with a new set of proposed rules applicable to the cross-border application of margin...more
On June 29, 2015, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) issued proposed rules (“Proposed Rules”) regarding the cross-border application of its proposed uncleared swaps margin rules issued last October. The...more
On June 29, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission voted unanimously to propose a rule that would apply the Commission’s margin requirements for uncleared swaps in the context of cross-border transactions (Proposed...more
If finalized, the proposed rule would be the SEC’s second major step toward finalizing the cross-border rules for security-based swaps under the Dodd-Frank Act.
On April 29, 2015, the US Securities and Exchange...more
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On April 29, 2015, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new rules to enhance its oversight of non-US firms’ security-based swap activity in the United States. The proposal, if adopted, will have important...more
On April 29, the Securities and Exchange Commission published proposed rules that would require non-United States persons that use United States personnel to arrange, negotiate or execute a security-based swap transaction in...more
In This Issue:
- NYSE Amends "Late Filer Rule"
- CFTC Responds to District Court's Remand Order on Certain Cross-Border Swaps Rules
- Delaware Chancery Court Addresses Proper Purpose for Inspection...more
Prudential Regulators and CFTC Re-Propose Rules for Uncleared Swap Margin -
Both the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the prudential regulators re-proposed their April 2011 proposed rules imposing initial and...more
CFTC Proposes Margin Rules for Uncleared Swaps and Approves Special Treatment for Operations-Related Swaps With Certain Government-Owned Natural Gas and Electric Utilities -
A few weeks after the Federal Reserve Bank...more
After years of anticipation, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in July 2013 issued more than 300 pages of “guidance” ostensibly to assist market participants in understanding the breadth of the extraterritorial...more
On Wednesday, June 25, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued new rules and guidance regarding cross-border security-based swap activities for market participants. The SEC issued the new rules as part...more
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
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) recently approved and issued its eagerly anticipated:
i. final interpretive guidance and policy statement on the cross-border application of the swap regulation...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
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
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
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