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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

ISDA says end user transactions dominate interest rate derivative markets

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2014

ISDA believes there is a misperception that only a small fraction of derivatives activity relates to hedging that benefits the "real economy." ISDA

Public companies: board should review end-user swap approvals annually

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 4 2014

The Dodd-Frank Act permits certain end-users to elect to use an exception to the swap clearing requirements under certain conditions, which is

CFTC proposes rule to exclude municipal utilities from $25 million de minimis swap dealer threshold

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 2 2014

Today the CFTC published its proposed rule that would exclude most swaps used by municipal utilities for hedging purposes from counting against the

CFTC to make first whistleblower award for $240,000

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2014

The CFTC has a whistleblower award program that is separate from, but somewhat similar to, the SEC's whistleblower award program. Both are mandated

Auditors of Futures Commission Merchants: know the audit rules or you will be fined

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2014

A recent $100,000 settlement between the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and an accounting firm highlights for accounting firms

CFTC opens broad inquiry into swap data recordkeeping and reporting

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

Following up on its January 21, 2014, formation of an interdivisional staff working group (Working Group) to review its swap data reporting and other

CFTC schedules conference on regulatory treatment of forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2014

The CFTC will hold a public conference on Thursday April 3, 2014, to discuss end-user issues with the Dodd-Frank Act, including the appropriate

CFTC & FERC take steps to implement information sharing MOU

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2014

Today the CFTC and FERC announced the initial transmission of market data under the recently adopted CFTC-FERC Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for

Make CFTC Large Trader Report available to FERC by the end of February, eight democratic Senators tell CFTC Chairman

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2014

On February 7, 2014, eight United States Senators told Acting Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Mark Wetjen to either (1) make the CFTC's