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CFTC proposes clearing determination for credit default swaps and interest rate swaps

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed new rules to require certain credit default swaps, or CDS, and interest rate swaps to be cleared by registered derivatives clearing organizations, or DCOs

SEC proposes to adopt same 13d rules for security based swaps

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2011

Section 766 of the Dodd-Frank Act amends the Securities Exchange Act by adding Section 13(o), which provides that "for purposes of this section and section 16, a person shall be deemed to acquire beneficial ownership of an equity security based on the purchase or sale of a security-based swap, only to the extent that the SEC, by rule, determines after consultation with the prudential regulators and the Secretary of the Treasury, that the purchase or sale of the security-based swap, or class of security-based swap, provides incidents of ownership comparable to direct ownership of the equity security, and that it is necessary to achieve the purposes of this section that the purchase or sale of the security-based swaps, or class of security-based swap, be deemed the acquisition of beneficial ownership of the equity security

SEC meeting to consider security-based swaps and asset-backed securities

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2010

The SEC has posted a Sunshine Act Notice related to an open meeting to be held on October 13, 2010

CFTC issues interpretation concerning Dodd-Frank anti-fraud authority

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2011

The CFTC has issued an interpretation that relates to anti-fraud authority provided in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Meet your swap dealer

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2012

The CFTC has adopted final rules regarding business conduct standards for swap dealers

CFTC grants relief to family offices from commodity pool operator rules

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2012

The CFTC staff has issued a no-action letter regarding family offices

Comparing the CFTC position limits litigation with the SEC proxy access litigation

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2011

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., or ISDA, and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, or SIFMA, have filed a legal challenge to the CFTC’s final rules that limit the positions that investors may own in certain commodities

CFTC Volker Rule proposal is a Rube Goldberg contraption

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, has proposed rules implementing the so-called “Volcker Rule” requirements of Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Treasury issues foreign currency swap and forward exemption

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2012

The Commodity Exchange Act, or CEA, as amended by Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to issue a written determination that foreign exchange swaps, foreign exchange forwards, or both, should not be regulated as swaps under the CEA

CFTC issues final rules on retail forex trading

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2010

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued regulations concerning off-exchange retail foreign currency transactions