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Commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors: are enhanced customer protections on the horizon?

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2014

On January 23, 2014, the National Futures Association (NFA) issued a Request for Comments from commodity pool operators (CPOs) and commodity trading

Legal alert: update: an end-user’s guide to the CFTC’s final cross-border guidance

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2014

There were a number of new developments with respect to the cross-border application of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Legal alert: final Volcker Rule: update and key takeaways

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2014

On December 10, 2013, the Federal Reserve Board (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of the Comptroller of the

CFTC issues highly anticipated harmonization rules

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2013

Today, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) provided long-awaited clarification and relief to investment advisers that are registered with

Amendments to CFTC Rule 4.5 affecting advisers to registered investment companies upheld

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

On Tuesday, June 25, 2013, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (Court of Appeals) affirmed

Camping on "the street": a first step in the reform of the taxation of financial instruments and products

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2013

On January 24, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Camp (R-MI) released a discussion draft of proposals to reform the taxation of certain

CFTC issues first set of mandatory clearing determinations and time-limited no-action relief

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2012

On November 28, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued final clearing determinations with respect to four classes of interest rate swaps and two classes of credit default swaps

CFTC and SEC finally issue product definitions

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2012

Yesterday, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved final rules and interpretative guidance (Final Rules) to (1) further define the terms “swap,” “security-based swap” and “security-based swap agreement,” (2) prescribe regulations regarding “mixed swaps” and (3) establish books and records requirements for “security-based swap agreements.”

CFTC and SEC define “swap dealer” and “major swap participant”

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted highly anticipated final rules yesterday to further define the terms “swap dealer,” “security-based swap dealer,” “major swap participant,” “major security-based swap participant” and “eligible contract participant” (Final Entity Rules

FinCEN extends due date for certain FBAR filers

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2012

On February 14, 2012, the Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued Notice 2012-1, which extended the filing deadline for both the 2010 and 2011 Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts to June 30, 2013, for certain officers and employees with signature authority but no financial interest in a foreign financial account