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NFA reminds members of changes to CPO exemption rules

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2012

On June 25, the National Futures Association (NFA) issued guidance regarding the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s final rules rescinding the exemption from Commodity Pool Operator (CPO) registration granted under CFTC Rule 4.13(a)(4

CFTC proposes block trades rules for swap contracts

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2012

On June 27, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a notice of proposed rulemaking concerning block trades in swap contracts

NFA reminds members of new filing requirements for segregated investment detail reports

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2012

On June 27, the National Futures Association issued a notice reminding members that, beginning July 2, 2012, all member futures commission merchants that hold customer futures and option segregated funds or foreign futures and options secured amount funds will be required to file Segregated Investment Detail Reports as of the 15th day of each month (or following business day) and the last business day of each month

Foreign listed stock index futures and options approvals

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • February 15 2012

Attached please find the updated Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart, current as of February 15, 2012

Public meeting of the technology advisory committee

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

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Technology Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on December 13, to address: (1) emerging issues in relation to swap execution facilities; (2) high frequency traders and their market impact; and (3) interim recommendations from the subcommittee on data standardization regarding universal product and legal entity identifiers, standardization of machine-readable legal contracts, and data storage and retrieval

CFTC adopts final rule on registration on foreign boards of trade

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

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has adopted final rules (which are substantially similar to the proposed rules) that replace the existing system of staff-issued no-action letters with a registration system for foreign boards of trade (FBOTs) seeking to provide their members or other participants located in the U.S

CFTC adopts final rule on investment of customer funds

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

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has adopted amendments to CFTC Rules 1.25 and 30.7 that would narrow the scope of permissible investments for customer funds held by futures commission merchants (FCMs) and derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs) in the customer segregated account maintained under section 4d(a)(2) of the Commodity Exchange Act or the foreign futures and foreign options secured amount account maintained in accordance with CFTC Rule 30.7

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 proposes substantial amendments to speculative position limits

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2011

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued proposed rules that would substantially modify the position limit and position accountability rules that currently apply to the trading of various agricultural, energy and metals derivative products