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Dodd-Frank new year’s resolutions for energy companies and other swaps end users

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 1 2013

The CFTC rulemaking whirlwind that was 2012 has come and gone, putting the agency’s comprehensive swap regulatory regime mostly in place

CFTC extends compliance dates, delaying need to adhere to ISDA Dodd-Frank protocol

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2012

The CFTC has issued an interim final rule regarding certain business conduct and documentation requirements for swap dealers and major swap participants

CFTC issues first determination regarding swaps required to be cleared

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 28 2012

The CFTC approved new rules today requiring certain credit default swaps (CDS) and interest rate swaps to be cleared by registered derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs

CFTC approves appeal of position limit decision

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2012

The CFTC approved an appeal of the September 28, 2012 federal district court decision that vacated the agency’s position limits rule based on a finding that the agency had neglected to first find that the limits were necessary to “diminish, eliminate, or prevent” the burden of undue speculation on interstate commerce

CFTC General Counsel clarifies application of “swap” definition to energy transportation and storage contracts

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2012

The CFTC Office of General Counsel (“OGC”) issued an interpretation today regarding application of the “swap” definition (and forward contract exclusion thereunder) to energy transportation and storage contracts, in response to numerous industry comments

Court vacates CFTC’s position limits rule

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2012

The CFTC’s final rule on position limits with respect to derivative contracts in 28 different physical commodities has been vacated and remanded back to the agency

CFTC issues provisional swap data repository registration to DTCC Data Repository, LLC

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

The CFTC has approved the application of DTCC Data Repository, LLC (DTCC-DR) for provisional registration as a swap data repository (SDR) for interest rate, credit, foreign exchange and equity asset classes

Swap market participants may now register for CICIs (interim LEIs) required for swap data reporting

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2012

Today, the CFTC announced the launch of a website for swap market participants to register for CFTC Interim Compliant Identifiers (CICIs), which are interim versions of the legal entity identifiers (LEIs) required for all swap data reporting

ISDA publishes Dodd-Frank protocol to facilitate compliance

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

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) has announced the launch of the August 2012 Dodd-Frank Protocol

Publication of “swap” definition finalizes compliance dates

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2012

The CFTC’s and SEC’s joint final rule defining the term “swap” was published in the Federal Register today, establishing compliance dates for numerous swap-trading regulations, including the following