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CFTC commissioner says no Dodd-Frank delay is necessary

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2011

HR 1573 provides for an 18-month extension for implementing certain derivative provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act

CFTC addresses definition of eligible contract participant

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2012

Section 723(a)(2) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act amended Section 2(e) of the Commodity Exchange Act, or CEA to provide that “it shall be unlawful for any person, other than an eligible contract participant, or ECP, to enter into a swap unless the swap is entered into on, or subject to the rules of, a board of trade designated as a contract market under section 5.”

CFTC: if Rule 10b-5 works for the SEC, it should work for us too (and maybe we’ll win more than one case every 35 years)

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2011

The CFTC’s new anti-manipulation and anti-fraud rules are based on the SEC’s Rule 10b-5

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 proposes rules on process for review of swaps for mandatory clearing

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2010

Section 723(a)(3) of the Dodd-Frank Act amends the Commodity Exchange Act ("CEA") to provide that "it shall be unlawful for any person to engage in a swap unless that person submits such swap for clearing to a derivatives clearing organization, or DCO, that is registered under the CEA or a DCO that is exempt from registration under the CEA if the swap is required to be cleared

CFTC reminds all swap counterparties of April 10 deadline to obtain a CICI identifier

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2013

The Division of Market Oversight, or DMO, and Office of Data and Technology, or ODT of the CFTC have issued an advisory reminding all swap

CFTC provides no-action relief to swap dealers and major swap participants regarding certain recordkeeping obligations

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2012

The CFTC has provided time-limited no-action relief for swap dealers, or SDs, and major swap participants, or MSPs, concerning certain recordkeeping obligations under Part 23 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

Public company board approval for uncleared swaps

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2012

The CFTC has approved its final rule on the so-called “end-user exception” to the Dodd-Frank Act’s mandatory clearing requirement applicable to swaps required to be cleared (roughly, standardized swaps

CFTC and SEC roundtable contentious

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2010

As we noted, the SEC and CFTC held a joint roundtable on August 20, 2010 addressing governance and conflicts of interest on clearing and listing of swap transactions