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Major banks agree to temporarily stay swap termination under ISDA protocol

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2014

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., or ISDA, announced that 18 major global banks, referred to as G-18, have agreed to sign a

Hedge fund and its partner and lawyer fail on motion to dismiss for breach of fiduciary duty

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2014

A case against a hedge fund, and one of its partners and in-house counsel, related to actions at a portfolio company and alleging breach of fiduciary

CFTC eliminates barrier to hedge funds using JOBS Act general solicitation

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2014

Many hedge funds have been reluctant to use general solicitation to offer securities because of the possibility it would be inconsistent from

Bank regulators propose relaxed margin requirements for corporate end users of uncleared swaps

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2014

Five federal agencies have taken a second stab at a proposed rule to establish margin requirements for swap dealers, major swap participants

SEC proposes communications exemption for certain security based swaps

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2014

The Dodd-Frank Act amended the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to include "security-based swaps" in the definition of

ISDA says end user transactions dominate interest rate derivative markets

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2014

ISDA believes there is a misperception that only a small fraction of derivatives activity relates to hedging that benefits the "real economy." ISDA

CFTC to make first whistleblower award for $240,000

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2014

The CFTC has a whistleblower award program that is separate from, but somewhat similar to, the SEC's whistleblower award program. Both are mandated

ECP guarantor provisions in corporate credit agreements

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2013

Many corporate credit agreements are supported by subsidiary guarantees. Those guarantees often include not only the guaranty of the obligations

CFTC Commissioners bicker about budget and performance report

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2013

There continues to be significant public discord amongst the Commissioners at the CFTC. 2014 Budget; According to Commissioner Scott O’Malia “Given

CFTC approves final regulations governing exemption from required clearing for inter-affiliate swaps

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2013

The CFTC has issued a final rule to exempt swaps between certain affiliated entities within a corporate group from the clearing requirement under the