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CFTC Modernizes Record-Keeping Rule

USA - June 2 2017 On May 30, 2017, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) published final rule changes that substantially revise Rule 1.31...

Jonathan Marcus, Elizabeth A. Mastrogiacomo, Mark D. Young.


CFTC Seeks Public Input on Decreasing Burdens of Existing Rules

USA - May 9 2017 On May 3, 2017, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) voted to seek public input on simplifying and modernizing the agency's rules (Project...

Rachel Kaplan Reicher, Jonathan Marcus, Theodore M. Kneller, Mark D. Young.


Regulators Provide Some Flexibility on the Swaps Variation Margin Compliance Deadline

Global, USA - February 24 2017 On February 23, 2017, U.S. federal banking regulators (Prudential Regulators), European regulators and the International Organization of Securities...

Daniel B. O'Connell, Shekida A. Smith, Mark D. Young.


Reform, Not Repeal, Likely for US Swaps Regulations

USA - January 28 2017 Swaps transactions, virtually unregulated before the 2008 financial crisis, are regulated in the U.S. under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act. Title VII...

Mark D. Young.


House Bill to Shake Up CFTC Rulemakings

USA - January 19 2017 Less than two weeks into the new congressional session, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by a vote of 239 to 182 the Commodity End-User...

Rachel Kaplan Reicher, Daniel B. O'Connell, Shekida A. Smith, Mark D. Young.