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Temporary no-action relief for swaps between Eligible Affiliate Counterparties

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 10 2014

On March 6, 2014, the Division of Clearing and Risk (the "DCR") of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") issued a time-limited no

Benchmarking LIBOR: a controversial history, an uncertain future

  • Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 24 2014

As the primary global benchmark for short-term interest rates the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) serves as an indicator for many currencies

The impact of Dodd-Frank and EMIR in APAC: developments in Hong Kong and Singapore

  • InsightLegal Asia Consulting
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  • European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA
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  • March 12 2014

G-20 regulatory authorities (in particular the US and EU) have launched many initiatives aimed at over-the-counter ("OTC") derivatives, some of which

The CFTC and Japan's FSA sign cross-border agreement

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • Japan, USA
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  • March 17 2014

On March 10, 2014, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Financial Services Agency of Japan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation which

Business law update - Spring 2014

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • Canada, China, Germany, Japan, USA
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  • March 24 2014

With deals today being larger and more global than ever before, a merger between two U.S. companies may have far-reaching effects in countries around

Treasury issues revised regulations under Section 871(M)

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 27 2014

Generally, payments of dividends are sourced based on the residence of the payor while payments on swaps are sourced based on the residence of the

Impact of Dodd-Frank derivatives regulations on Latin American financial institutions

  • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
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  • Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Central & South America, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela
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  • November 12 2012

There are a number of Dodd-Frank Act derivatives reform provisions that could affect Latin American financial institutions, even those whose swap market activities take place completely outside of the United States

SEC, FINRA and CFTC recommend firms review business continuity plans

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2013

The SEC, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA"), and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") recently contacted several

Analysis indicates Dodd-Frank rulemaking deadlines will be missed more frequently

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • May 6 2011

A recent analysis of Dodd-Frank rulemakings indicates that missed deadlines will be increasingly common

SEC and CFTC rule defining swap-related terms

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 23 2012

On April 18, pursuant to Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act, the SEC and CFTC adopted joint rules to define certain terms related to the over-the-counter swaps market as part of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Commodity Exchange Act