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CFTC extends comment period on swap dealer hedge exemption concept release

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2009

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has extended the public comment period on its March concept release relating to hedge exemptions for swap dealers

Gensler confirmed as CFTC Chairman, Chilton nominated for second term as Commissioner

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2009

On May 19, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Gary Gensler as Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

CFTC Requests Comment on OTC Clearing Petition

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2009

On May 13, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission requested public comment on a petition by Eurex Clearing AG (ECAG), a licensed central counterparty in Germany, for a CFTC determination, pursuant to Section 409(b)(3) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991, that the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority satisfies appropriate standards in its supervision of ECAG

CFTC proposes revised adjusted net capital requirements for FCMs and IBs

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2009

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed amendments to the minimum adjusted net capital requirements for futures commission merchants (FCMs) and introducing brokers (IBs

NFA extends effective date for portions of NFA Compliance Rule 2-43(b)

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2009

The National Futures Association (NFA) has extended the effective date for portions of its new Compliance Rule 2-43(b), which prohibits forex dealer members (FDMs) from allowing customers to carry offsetting positions and generally requires an FDM to offset positions in a customer account on a first-in, first-out (FIFO) basis

CFTC adopts final definitions of “public director”

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2009

On April 27, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced its adoption of a final definition of "public director" for the acceptable practices to Section 5(d)(15) (Core Principle 15) of the Commodity Exchange Act

CFTC adopts procedures for confidential treatment requests

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2009

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has adopted exclusive procedures for designated contract markets (DCMs), derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs) and derivatives transaction execution facilities (DTEFs) to request confidential treatment for new products and new rules and rule amendments submitted to the CFTC

CFTC approves new NFA rules regarding forex orders

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2009

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved new National Futures Association (NFA) Compliance Rule 2-43, relating to adjustments to customer forex orders and the offset of customer forex positions by forex dealer members (FDMs

CFTC establishes Risk Management Advisory Committee

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2009

On April 8, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced that it has formed a Risk Management Advisory Committee to serve as a forum for discussion on emerging risk management issues among the CFTC, market participants, regulators and other interested persons

CFTC permits CME to clear certain OTC agricultural swaps

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2009

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order authorizing the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) to clear certain over-the-counter swaps in corn, wheat and soybeans in response to a petition filed in April 2008 by the CME and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT