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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

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

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 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

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

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

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

CFTC issues first provisional registration for a swap data repository

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2012

The CFTC has approved the first provisional registration for a swap data repository pursuant to section 21 of the Commodity Exchange Act and section 49.3(b) of the CFTC’s regulations

CFTC announces proposed rulemaking schedule

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2012

The CFTC has announced a proposed rulemaking schedule