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CFTC pushes Dodd-Frank boundaries with manipulation case

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2015

In the first case of its kind, the CFTC has accused Kraft Food Groups, Inc. and former parent Mondelez Global LLC with manipulation pursuant to

CFTC provides Chief Compliance Officers additional time to submit annual reports

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2015

The CFTC's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight issued a no-action letter to futures commission merchants, swap dealers and major swap

CFTC’s Massad on end-users

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2015

CFTC Chair Timothy G. Massad delivered a speech on the importance of providing flexibility in the CFTC's regulations to accommodate hedging by

End-users are Dodd-Frank collateral damage according to CFTC Commissioner

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2015

CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo recently delivered remarks where he stated "Unfortunately, caught up in some of the collateral damage

2nd Circuit says MD&A rules provide basis for 10b-5 claims

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

In Stratte-McClure v. Morgan Stanley et al, the Second Circuit held that MD&A rules set forth in Item 303 of Regulation S-K can give rise to a Rule

New legislation exempts swap end users from margin requirements

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2015

The House and Senate have passed legislation which provides that swap end-users do not have to provide initial and variation margin for uncleared

Democrats fend off changes to Volker Rule and derivative matters

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2015

The political gamesmanship has begun. According to Maxine Walters "Republicans attempted to move a package of 11 bills that contained controversial

ISDA survey finds end users uncertain about new margin requirements

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2015

Derivatives end users are concerned about the impact of new margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives, with a large number unsure whether they

Others may seek swap reporting delay like Southwest

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2014

Reuters has an interesting article about a no-action letter the CFTC issued to Southwest Airlines to permit a 15 calendar day delay in reporting oil

What really happened to the swap pushout rule and Dodd-Frank sleepers from Cromnibus

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

The swap pushout rule was originally embodied in Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Act. Among other things, it prohibited "federal assistance" to any