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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

CFTC gives treasury affiliates more relief from clearing requirements

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2014

The CFTC issued a no-action letter providing further relief for eligible treasury affiliates that enter into swaps that are subject to the clearing

CFTC grants family offices relief from registration as commodity trading advisors

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 25 2014

The CFTC previously granted family offices no-action relief from registration as commodity pool operators. That letter did not provide an exemption

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