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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

SEC adopts standards for risk management and operations of clearing agencies

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2012

The SEC has adopted rule 17Ad-22 that establishes standards for how registered clearing agencies should manage their risks and run their operations

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.”

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 proposes inter-affiliate clearing exemption

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, has issued a proposed rule to exempt swaps between certain affiliated entities within a corporate group from the clearing requirement of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

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 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

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 approves regulations to phase in clearing requirements

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

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved final regulations that establish a schedule to phase in compliance with new clearing requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

CFTC issues interpretation on consumer and commercial transactions that are not “swaps”

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

The CFTC is issuing an interpretation that certain consumer and commercial transactions that have not previously been considered “swaps” do not fall within the statutory definitions of those terms