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CFTC adopts final rules for ownership and control reports

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2013

On October 30, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved final rules that implement position and trading activity based reporting

CFTC adopts rules for segregation of initial margin for uncleared swaps

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 8 2013

On October 31, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission adopted final rules with respect to the segregation of initial margin for uncleared swaps

ISDA to publish illegalityforce majeure protocol

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • June 21 2012

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) is publishing a new protocol to assist derivatives counterparties with their Eurozone contingency planning

CFTC provides relief for intended-to-be-cleared swaps

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2013

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight has issued No-Action Letter 13-70 providing relief to

CFTC, SEC finalize swap product definitions

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2012

On July 9 and 10, 2012, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission (collectively, the “Commissions”) approved joint final rules and interpretations (the “Swap Definitions”) regarding the definition and regulation of swaps, security-based swaps, mixed swaps and security-based swap agreements

SEC retains existing rules on beneficial ownership and derivatives

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2011

Section 766 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act specifies that the Securities and Exchange Commission must set rules to determine the extent to which a security-based swap will be deemed to involve the acquisition of beneficial ownership of underlying equity securities for the purposes of Sections 13 and 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

HMDA’s Regulation C exemption limits increased by CFPB

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2013

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on December 28 issued a final rule adjusting the asset-size exemption threshold for banks, savings

CFTC issues guidance for swap execution facilities

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2013

On November 15, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Market Oversight (DMO) issued guidance (Guidance) to swap execution facilities

Volcker Rule permits bank-sponsored hedge fund access platforms

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2011

Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (which embodies the so-called Volcker Rule) will impose significant limits on the ability of banks and their affiliates (each, a "banking entity" or "BE") to engage in proprietary trading and to own or sponsor hedge funds when it comes into effect in July of 2012

CFTC requests public comment on MAT filings by Javelin and trueEX

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 25 2013

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has requested public comment on determinations by Javelin SEF, LLC (Javelin) and trueEX, LLC (trueEX) to