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Comments requested on DCO application of International Derivatives Clearinghouse

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2008

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has requested public comment on the application by the International Derivatives Clearinghouse, LLC (IDC) for registration as a derivatives clearing organization

Lehman Brothers credit default swap auction settles payout at 91.38 cents on dollar

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2008

Today, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association held an auction to determine the size of the settlement on Lehman Brothers credit default swaps

New York Fed holds meeting regarding CDS clearinghouse

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2008

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced earlier today that it is hosting a meeting today to "discuss industry progress toward the creation of a central counterparty for credit default swaps (CDS)."

Lending, investing and trading after the market break: opportunities to seize and risks to manage

  • Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2008

Recent dramatic downturns in the credit, equity and derivatives markets, together with an acute general shortage of liquidity, will present attractive opportunities for lenders, investors and traders with cash to deploy in the month ahead

NYS Banking Department approves IntercontinentalExchange, Inc to form trust company to clear credit default swaps

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2008

Yesterday, the New York State Banking Department announced that the New York State Banking Board (NYSBB) had approved an application submitted by the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) to create a New York-chartered trust company, ICE US Trust LLC, as part of ICE's earlier announced plan to serve as a central clearing facility for credit default swaps (CDS

A regulatory Mulligan for the 21st century

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2008

By now, almost everyone can agree that current regulatory regimes (or the implementation thereof) have not adequately addressed new financial products and practices that have developed in the past few years

The Group of Thirty publishes report outlining a framework for financial stability

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2009

Yesterday, the Group of Thirty (G30), a private, nonprofit, international body that aims for further understanding of international economic and financial issues, released a report entitled “Financial Reform: A Framework for Financial Stability."

Federal Reserve approves application related to energy management and tolling

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2008

On March 27, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Federal Reserve) announced its approval of an application by the Royal Bank of Scotland Group (Royal Bank) to engage in physical commodity trading and to provide energy management services

Treasury releases blueprint for stronger regulatory structure

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2008

On March 31, the U.S. Treasury released its “Blueprint for a Modernized Financial Regulatory Structure.”

Treasury Blueprint for regulatory reform

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2008

There has been a mixed response to the Treasury’s proposal