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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

Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2011

Attached please find the updated Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart, current as of January 13, 2011

CFTC seeking public input on rulemaking for Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2010

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has published a Federal Register notice seeking public input on the CFTC's proposed rulemaking areas to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

ICE Trust approved by Fed for credit default swap clearing

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2009

On March 4, the Federal Reserve Board approved the application of ICE US Trust LLC (ICE Trust) to become a member of the Federal Reserve System and to operate a clearinghouse for certain credit default swap transactions

CFTC approves electronic filing of CPO and CTA disclosure documents

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2009

On March 5, in response to a petition by the National Futures Association (NFA), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission amended Regulations 4.26 and 4.36 to require commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors to file their disclosure documents with the NFA electronically

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

Public meeting of the technology advisory subcommittee on data standardization

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2011

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Technology Advisory Subcommittee on Data Standardization will hold its first public meeting on August 5

CFTC issues interpretation of Dodd-Frank anti-fraud authority

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2011

Amendments made to the Commodity Exchange Act by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act) require that an agreement, contract or transaction in any commodity that is entered into with, or offered to, a non-eligible contract participant or non-eligible commercial entity on a leveraged, margined, or financed basis must be conducted on a regulated exchange and be subject to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s anti-fraud authority, unless actual delivery of the commodity is made within 28 days

CFTC issues annual guidance letter regarding CPO reporting requirements

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2011

The Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight (DCIO) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued its annual guidance letter to commodity pool operators (CPOs) and their accountants, summarizing annual CPO reporting obligations

CFTC adopts interim final swap reporting rule

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2010

Sections 723 and 729 of the Dodd-Frank Act ("Dodd-Frank") generally require the reporting to swap data repositories or to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") of swaps that were entered into prior to July 21, 2010 and which were still outstanding as of that date ("pre-enactment unexpired swaps"