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ECP guarantor provisions in corporate credit agreements

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2013

Many corporate credit agreements are supported by subsidiary guarantees. Those guarantees often include not only the guaranty of the obligations

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

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

DTCC-SWIFT to provide legal entity identifiers for swap transactions

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, has issued an order designating DTCC-SWIFT as the provider of the legal entity identifiers, or LEI, which will be used by registered entities and swap counterparties in complying with the CFTC’s swap data reporting regulations

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

Bank regulators propose relaxed margin requirements for corporate end users of uncleared swaps

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2014

Five federal agencies have taken a second stab at a proposed rule to establish margin requirements for swap dealers, major swap participants

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

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

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