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Derivatives IRS issues technical advice memorandum on commodities hedges

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2011

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a Technical Advice Memorandum (TAM) relating to hedges and exchanges on commodities contracts

CFTC seeking public input on rulemaking for Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2010

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has published a Federal Register notice seeking public input on the CFTC's proposed rulemaking areas to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

CFTC approves final rules creating a separate account class for customer positions in cleared OTC derivatives

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2010

On March 31st, the CFTC approved final rules that enhance certainty regarding protections under the Bankruptcy Code and CFTC regulation Part 190 with respect to Over-the-Counter derivatives (and related collateral) that customers clear through a futures commission merchant on or subject to the rules of a derivatives clearing organization registered with the CFTC (cleared OTC derivatives

FinCEN examines the OTC FX and derivatives markets

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2007

On September 5, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (“FinCEN”), issued guidance on the question whether an executing dealer in the over-the-counter foreign exchange (“FX”) and derivative markets conducting transactions with a foreign financial institution client of a prime broker (the “foreign client”) pursuant to prime broker arrangements is required to comply with FinCEN’s correspondent account rule

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

Treasury Department issues final determination on FX swaps and forwards

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2012

On November 16th, the Treasury Department issued a final determination providing that certain mandatory derivatives requirements, including central clearing and exchange trading, will not apply to foreign exchange swaps and forwards

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

CFTC proposes to modify its aggregation policy

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2012

In response to a petition for exemptive relief and certain comments to its interim final rule for spot month limits for cash-settled contracts on those physical commodities subject to the new position limits regime under the Part 151 rules, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “Commission” or “CFTC”) is proposing certain modifications to its aggregation policy under Part 151

CFTC provides temporary relief from aggregation requirements of position limit rules

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2012

On July 24, 2012, the staff of the Division of Market Oversight (“DMO”) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC”) issued a no-action letter (the “Letter”) providing relief from certain of the aggregation provisions of the final rules issued on November 18, 2011 establishing a position limits regime for certain commodity futures and options contracts and economically equivalent swaps (the “Position Limit Rules”

CIFG sued JP Morgan over two Bear Stearns CDO portfolios

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2012

On November 26, CIFG sued JP Morgan in Supreme Court for the State of New York for alleged losses stemming from its insurance of credit default swaps on two Bear Stearns RMBS-backed CDOs