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Hedging interest and FX hedging: The consequences of having US investors

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2012

Non-US real estate funds engaging in hedging of interest rate or foreign exchange risks (whether by exchange traded or over-the-counter derivatives) and which also have US investors or US sponsors, even though such funds are domiciled and operated outside the US, may still find themselves and their operators subject to the jurisdiction of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a consequence of the US Dodd-Frank Act

Exchanges, industry groups comment on FTC rulemaking

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2008

In a joint June 23 comment letter addressed to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Futures Industry Association, CME Group, New York Mercantile Exchange and Managed Funds Association addressed the FTC's implementation of Section 811 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which gives the FTC anti-manipulation authority over wholesale purchases and sales in crude oil, gasoline and petroleum distillates

Commodity Futures Trading Commission begins publishing new large-trader report for financial futures markets

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission will begin publishing a new report, entitled Traders in Financial Futures (TFF

NFA notifies members of Chief Compliance Officer requirements for certain FCMs

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

The National Futures Association (NFA) has reminded its members that new Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) requirements affecting all Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs) currently regulated by a US prudential regulator or in some capacity registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission take effect on October 1

CFTC reissues FAQ on commodity options

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2014

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Market Oversight (DMO) has reissued a document addressing frequently asked questions (FAQs) on

CFTC proposes new rules regarding operation of commodity brokers in bankruptcy

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2009

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is proposing to amend its Bankruptcy Rules to permit the trustee for a bankrupt futures commission merchant to continue to operate the business of the commodity broker in the ordinary course for a limited period of time

Joint press statement regarding OTC derivatives market

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 7 2012

Global leaders and authorities overseeing the over-the-counter derivatives market issued a joint press statement in furtherance of the agreement at the G-20 Pittsburgh Summit in 2009

CFTC reissues proposed rules for segregated funds acknowledgment letters

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2010

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has reissued its proposal to amend CFTC Regulations 1.20, 1.26 and 30.7, relating to the acknowledgment letters that futures commission merchants (FCMs) and derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs) are required to obtain from depositories that hold customer segregated andor secured amount funds

NFA issues a notice regarding segregated account balance reporting

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2013

On June 19, the National Futures Association (NFA) issued a notice to its members regarding the implementation of the second phase of the segregated

CBOE new order origin code for joint back office accounts

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will begin to require a new order origin code, “J,” for any joint back office (JBO) account orders to be cleared in the firm range at the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC