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This week, the Oxford Dictionaries chose “selfie” as the word of the year. It beat out a number of other relatively new Internet and social-media related terms, including “bitcoin.”
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
Dodd-Frank upended the status quo of the global OTC derivatives markets, imposing a host of clearing, margin and other requirements on market participants. But as these reforms began to take effect in the United States in the...more
New clearing, risk mitigation, and reporting obligations imposed on certain derivative contracts.
On 15 March, the first six implementing measures of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) entered into...more
In the wake of the financial crisis, global regulators have endeavored to undertake significant regulatory reform of the swaps markets. In 2009, the members of the G-20 agreed that: (i) the OTC derivatives contracts should be...more
The September 2009 resolutions of the G20 nations at their Pittsburgh summit, as to the compulsory centralised clearing of standardised over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, paved the way for the creation of some of the biggest...more
In This Issue:
- Hong Kong SFC Report on Selling Practices
- Mandatory Clearing of OTC Derivatives: Intersections Between U.S. and Hong Kong Law
- New EU Transparency Regime for Short Positions
On December 12, the OCC announced that it renewed the charter for the Mutual Savings Associations Advisory Committee (MSAAC). The MSAAC originally was chartered by the Office of Thrift Supervision, and responsibility for the...more