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The Delta Report - Derivatives Newsletter - July 2018: CFTC Chairman Co-Authors White Paper on Swaps Regulation Version 2.0

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On 26 April 2018, Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the CFTC), with CFTC Chief Economist Bruce Tuckman, published a white paper entitled "Swaps Regulation Version 2.0: An...more

WilmerHale

CFTC Proposes Three Rule Changes

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Summary: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” or “Commission”) on June 4, 2018, in its first public meeting of the year, proposed three rule changes to the rules implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Division of Market Oversight Announces Review of Swaps Reporting Regulations

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The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Market Oversight (Division) announced the launch of an in-depth review of the swap data reporting regulations found in Parts 43, 45, and 49 of the CFTC’s...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Funds Talk: August 2017 - CFTC Announces Review of Swap Data Reporting Regulations

In the most recent example of federal regulatory streamlining, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on July 10 that it will undertake a comprehensive review of the swap data reporting regulations....more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

CFTC Launches Review of Swap Reporting Regulations

On July 10, 2017, the Division of Market Oversight (DMO) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) announced the launch of a comprehensive review of the swap data reporting regulations1 adopted by the...more

Proskauer Rose LLP

CFTC Brings Enforcement Action for Swap Reporting Violations

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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently brought its first enforcement action arising from the Dodd-Frank requirement that swap transactions be reported to a registered swap data repository (SDR). The CFTC has...more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

CFTC Permits ICE Trade Vault to Accept Interest Rate and Foreign Exchange Swaps

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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order to ICE Trade Vault, LLC that adds two additional asset classes of swaps—interest rate and foreign exchange—to the list of asset classes that ICE Trade Vault may...more

Goodwin

Financial Services Weekly News - August 2015 #4

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Regulatory Developments - CFTC Issues Proposed Amendments to Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for Cleared Swaps: On Aug. 19 the CFTC announced that it had voted to propose amendments to existing...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

"CFTC Proposes to Reduce Trade Option Reporting Requirements for Commercial End-Users"

Trade options are physically settled over-the-counter options on most deliverable commodities (e.g., agricultural, energy, or metals) where the buyer is a producer, processor, commercial user or merchant of the commodity...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

This Week In Securities Litigation

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The Commission resolved its actions against the PRC based affiliates of five major accounting firms for failure to produce audit work papers. The settlement contains a series of procedures designed to facilitate production in...more

Burr & Forman

Dodd-Frank News: May 2014: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Update

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In This Issue: - RECENT CASES ..Preemption ..CFPB Involvement in Litigation ..CFTC Regulation of Retail Commodity Transactions ..Durbin Amendment ..Appraiser Disclosure Requirements Under...more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

CFTC Requests Comment on Swap Data Reporting Rules

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On March 19, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved for publication in the Federal Register a request for public comment on swap data reporting requirements under Part 45 of the CFTC’s regulations. The request was...more

Stinson Leonard Street - Dodd-Frank and the...

CFTC Opens Broad Inquiry Into Swap Data Recordkeeping And Reporting

Following up on its January 21, 2014, formation of an interdivisional staff working group (Working Group) to review its swap data reporting and other provisions of Part 45 of its regulations, on March 19, 2014, the Commodity...more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - Volume IX, Issue 1

In this issue: - FINRA Issues Annual Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter for 2014 - CFTC Makes Comparability Determinations for Substituted Compliance Purposes - CFTC Issues No-Action Relief from...more

Stinson Leonard Street - Dodd-Frank and the...

New Year Brings Changes To End User Reporting Requirements For Trade Options And Swaps

The first half of 2014 will bring changes to the end user reporting requirements for trade options and swaps—namely, (1) the commencement of the annual Form TO reporting requirement for unreported trade options and (2) a...more

MarketsReformWiki

CFTC’s Scott O’Malia Calls for a Plan of Action on Swap Data

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New Dodd-Frank rules have allowed regulators their first look into swap data repositories, but the quality of swap data is not always up to par. In fact, it has been called “a mess” by CFTC Commissioner Scott O’Malia, who...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

CFTC Adopts Final SEF, “Available to Trade” and Block Trade Rules – Implications for End - Users

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently adopted three final rules pursuant to Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Customer Protection Act that impact the manner in which end-users’ cleared...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Impending Swap Reporting Requirements to Impact All Swap Market Participants

All swap market participants, including commercial end-users, should be aware of the upcoming April 10 deadline for Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) swap reporting and recordkeeping requirements under Parts 43, 45...more

Stinson Leonard Street - Dodd-Frank and the...

CFTC Approves Final Regulations Governing Exemption From Required Clearing For Inter-Affiliate Swaps

The CFTC has issued a final rule to exempt swaps between certain affiliated entities within a corporate group from the clearing requirement under the Commodity Exchange Act, or CEA, and CFTC regulations. ...more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

CFTC Approves CME Swap Data Reporting Rule

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On March 6, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.’s (CME) request to adopt CME Rule 1001. CME Rule 1001 addresses the CME’s obligation, in its capacity as a derivatives...more

White & Case LLP

CFTC Final Interpretative Guidance on Applicability of Indemnification and Confidentiality Obligations under CEA Section 21(d) to...

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Derivatives Insight - New section 2(a)(13)(G) of the Commodities Exchange Act ("CEA"), promulgated pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act, requires all swaps to be reported to swap data repositories ("SDRs"). Under CEA...more

Perkins Coie

Financial Services Bulletin: Action at the SEC, DC Circuit Court, and the CFTC

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In This Issue: - SEC Proposes Security-Based Swap Rules - Court Challenge Filed to the SEC's "Conflict Mineral" Rules - CFTC Proposes Security-Based Swap Rules...more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

CFTC Issues Guidance on Swap Data Reporting

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In separate responses to frequently asked questions issued on October 10 and 11 (each, an FAQ), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has provided additional clarification regarding swap data reporting obligations....more

Jackson Walker

Dodd-Frank Financial Reform: Potential Impacts to ISDA and Other Trading Contracts

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Discussion Topics •General Overview of the Dodd-Frank Act •Title VII of the Dodd Frank Act: Impact on OTC Derivatives and Energy Trading •Definitions and applicability •Mandatory clearing •Registration...more

Jackson Walker

Dodd-Frank’s New Rules for Over-the-Counter Swap Transactions

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On July 21, Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, significantly impacting how many Texas energy companies operate on a day-to-day basis. While the act makes a number of important...more

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