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Financial services update June 2 2014 Commodity Futures Trading Commission

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 2 2014

On May 22nd, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") published for comment a proposed rule amendment to adjust the de minimis threshold

Financial services update March 10 2014 Commodity Futures Trading Commission

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

On February 28, the Division of Market Oversight republished guidance regarding the Trade Option Form filing process and the circumstances which

Financial services update March 3 2014 Commodity Futures Trading Commission

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

On February 26th, the CFTC's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight issued a Staff Advisory that outlines recommended best practices for

Financial services update January 8 2014 Commodity Futures Trading Commission

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2014

On December 23rd, the CFTC's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight issued an advisory that provides guidance regarding requirements

Financial services update December 16 2013 the Volcker rule

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2013

On December 10th, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC"), Federal Deposition Insurance

Second guessing banks' involvement with commodities.

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2013

On July 22nd, Bloomberg reported the Federal Reserve Board is reconsidering the decision it made in 2003 which allows deposit-taking banks to trade

D.C Circuit rebuffs FERC's reach to regulate natural gas futures contracts

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2013

The D.C. Circuit issued an opinion on March 15, 2013, finding that FERC lacks jurisdiction to penalize alleged manipulation of natural gas futures

Court doubts FERC jurisdiction to police NYMEX trades

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2013

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 preserved the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's exclusive jurisdiction over futures transactions on commodity

CFTC guidance on certain physical commercial agreements for the supply and consumption of energy

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2012

On November 14th, the CFTC's Office of General Counsel provided its view regarding the classification of certain physical commercial agreements for the supply and consumption of energy that provide flexibility set forth in the CFTC's joint rulemaking with the SEC entitled Further Definition of "Swap"; "Security-Based Swap"; and "Security-Based Swap Agreement"; Mixed Swaps; Security-Based Swap Agreement Recordkeeping

CFTC issues two proposed orders to provide relief from CEA

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2012

In anticipation of certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act coming into effect on October 12, in late August, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") issued two proposed orders intended to provide relief from certain provisions of the Commodities Exchange Act ("CEA") for transactions relating or linked to the physical delivery of electricity