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CFTC proposes position limits and exemptions for certain energy contracts

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

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s proposed rules establishing federal speculative position limits for futures and options on futures contracts on four energy contractsHenry Hub natural gas, West Texas Intermediate light sweet crude oil, New York Harbor No. 2 heating oil and New York Harbor gasoline blendstockwere published for comment in the Federal Register on January 26

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 Inspector General issues report examining cost-benefit analyses of Dodd-Frank rulemaking

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

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued a report summarizing its investigation into the CFTC's cost-benefit analyses for four rulemakings promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection 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

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

Approval of final rules on swap data recordkeeping and reporting requirements

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2012

On December 20, 2011, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved final rules on swap data recordkeeping and reporting requirements for swap data repositories (SDRs), derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs), designated contract markets (DCMs), swap execution facilities (SEFs), swap dealers (SDs), major swap participants (MSPs), and swap counterparties that are neither swap dealers nor major swap participants (non-SDMSP counterparties

Final rules regarding business conduct standards for SDs and MSPs

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission adopted final rules implementing business conduct standards rules for swap dealers (SDs) and major swap participants (MSPs) (collectively, SDsMSPs), regulating their dealings with counterparties and additional requirements when they deal with “Special Entities,” which the final rules define to include: (1) a Federal agency; (2) a State, State agency, city, county, municipality, or other political subdivision of a State, or any instrumentality, department, or a corporation of or established by a State or political subdivision of a State; (3) any employee benefit plan subject to Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA); (4) any governmental plan, as defined in Section 3 of ERISA; (5) any endowment, including an endowment that is an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (6) any employee benefit plan defined in Section 3 of ERISA, not otherwise defined as a Special Entity, that elects to be a Special Entity by notifying an SDMSP of its election prior to entering into a swap with the particular SDMSP

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 issues proposed rule on process for making a swap available to trade

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

If a swap execution facility (SEF) or designated contract market (DCM) makes a “swap available to trade,” all other SEFs and DCMs listing or offering that swap or an economically equivalent swap must also make those swaps available to trade for purposes of the trade execution requirements of section 2(h)(8) of the CEA

Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2010

Attached please find the updated Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart, current as of February 8, 2010