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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

SEC proposes communications exemption for certain security based swaps

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2014

The Dodd-Frank Act amended the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to include "security-based swaps" in the definition of

What directors and public companies need to know about the end-user swap exception

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2010

The Dodd-Frank Act broadly requires that most swaps be cleared through a derivative clearing organization

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

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