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Swaps bill proposed

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2009

Senators Carl Levin and Susan Collins introduced legislation that would allow the SEC, the CFTC and the FDIC to regulate swaps agreements

CFTC Chairman Gensler testifies regarding OTC derivatives

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2009

CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry to request the urgent enactment of broad reforms to regulate OTC derivatives to ensure that the OTC derivatives markets are transparent and free from fraud, manipulation and other abuses

Hearings on derivatives to be held

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2009

The Senate Agriculture Committee has scheduled a hearing to be held on June 4, 2009, on “Regulatory Reform and the Derivatives Markets.”

CFTC Chairman Gensler speaks before the Managed Funds on the regulation of OTC derivatives and hedge funds

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2009

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler spoke before the Managed Funds Association in Chicago, Illinois, regarding the regulation of OTC derivatives and hedge funds

SEC approves conditional exemptions to OTC derivatives

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2009

The SEC has taken further action to help regulate over-the-counter derivatives (OTC derivatives) by approving conditional exemptions that will allow ICE Clear Europe Limited and Eurex Clearing AG to operate as central counterparties for clearing credit default swaps

CFTC Chairman Gensler testifies before Senate regarding the Commission’s 2010 Budget

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2009

CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, Committee on Appropriations, on the CFTC’s 2010 Budget

Legislation introduced by Senator Reed to make regulation of derivatives comprehensive

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2009

U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), Chairman of the Banking Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment, introduced the Comprehensive Derivatives Regulation Act of 2009 (CDRA

SEC and CFTC hold joint meetings for harmonization of market regulation

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2009

The SEC and the CFTC held joint meetings on harmonizing regulation

SEC Chairman Schapiro speaks at Treasury Department press briefing on OTC derivatives

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2009

SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro began her speech by noting that there is widespread agreement that OTC derivatives, particularly credit default swaps, may have contributed greatly to the “financial mess we’re cleaning up today.”

Schoenfeld appointed as CFTC Director of Division of Market Oversight

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2009

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the appointment of Steven Schoenfeld to serve as Director of the Division of Market Oversight