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CFTC extends comment period for multiple Dodd-Frank rulemakings

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2011

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has determined to extend the public comment period for over 30 of its proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act until June 3

CFTC proposes order providing exemptive relief from certain Dodd-Frank provisions

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an Order, essentially in the form proposed, providing temporary relief from certain swap-related provisions of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that would otherwise take effect on July 16

CFTC appoints Gary Barnett as swaps division director

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2011

Gary Barnett has been appointed to serve as the Director of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight, a newly created division that is part of the CFTC’s restructuring to fulfill its expanded responsibilities under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

CFTC grants CME Clearing Europe Limited registration as a derivatives clearing organization

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

On September 2, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an order granting CME Clearing Europe Limited registration as a derivatives clearing organization pursuant to Section 5b of the Commodity Exchange Act

CFTC allows U.S. trading of Euronext Brussels' futures contract on BEL 20 Index

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

On August 31, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Office of General Counsel issued a no-action letter allowing the offer and sale in the U.S. of the BEL 20 Index futures contract that is traded on Euronext Brussels

CFTC announces new certification procedure for foreign security index products

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2011

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has adopted a final rule that creates a new certification procedure for foreign boards of trade (FBOTs) seeking to offer “broad-based” security index futures or options contracts (Index Products) to persons in the U.S

CFTC requests comment on Eurex Clearing AG's application for registration as a DCO

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2011

The CFTC is requesting public comment on an application by Eurex Clearing AG for registration as a derivatives clearing organization

CFTC request for public comment regarding ice clear credit portfolio margining petition

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2011

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is requesting public comment on a petition submitted by ICE Clear Credit LLC (ICC) seeking a CFTC order that would permit ICC and its clearing members that are dually-registered as futures commission merchants and securities broker-dealers to (i) commingle positions in swaps and security-based swaps and related customer money, securities, and property in a cleared swaps customer account and (ii) portfolio margin the swaps and the security-based swaps held in such an account

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 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