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"Prudential Regulators Extend Swaps Clearing Exemptions and Exceptions to Non-Cleared Swap Margin Requirements"

USA - August 8 2016 On August 2, 2016, federal banking regulators (Prudential Regulators) adopted a final rule (PR Margin Exemptions) implementing exemptions from the...

Maureen A. Donley, Shekida A. Smith, Mark D. Young.


Recent Bills to Amend Dodd-Frank Preview Coming Attractions in Post-Election Congress

USA - July 28 2016 Recently introduced legislation suggests that Republicans and Democrats in post-election Congress will be looking in very different directions on how...

Maureen A. Donley, Rachel Kaplan Reicher, Trevor A. Levine, Theodore M. Kneller, Mark D. Young.


CFTC Proposes to Apply Clearing Requirement to Additional Interest Rate Swaps

USA - June 17 2016 On June 9, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) proposed to require interest rate swaps denominated in nine additional currencies to...

Maureen A. Donley, Shekida A. Smith, Mark D. Young.


CFTC Finalizes Cross-Border Margin Rules for Uncleared Swaps

Global, USA - June 3 2016 June 3, 2016 Derivatives Alert Contacts Mark D. Young Washington, D.C. 202.371.7680 mark.d.youngskadden.com Maureen A. Donley Washington, D.C. 202...

Maureen A. Donley, Theodore M. Kneller, Prashina J. Gagoomal, Mark D. Young.


CFTC Proposes Exclusion of Certain Electric Power and Natural Gas Contracts From 'Swap' Definition

USA - April 8 2016 On April 4, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) proposed guidance that would exclude certain capacity contracts in electric power...

Maureen A. Donley, Charles F. Smith, Mark D. Young.