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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

CFCT sheds light on definition of commodity pool

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

Perhaps one of the most important questions since the Dodd-Frank Act is “What is a commodity pool”?

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

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 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 announces proposed rulemaking schedule

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

The CFTC has announced a proposed rulemaking schedule

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

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