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Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approval
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • April 16 2014

Attached please find the updated Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart, current as of April 16, 2014. All prior versions are


“Let Wall Street pay for Wall Street’s Bailout Act of 2009”Congressional bill proposes new tax on securities transactions
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2009

On February 13, the “Let Wall Street Pay for Wall Street’s Bailout Act of 2009” (Act) was introduced by U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio and referred to the House Ways and Means Committee


CFTC and SEC staffs to hold joint public roundtable discussion regarding international issues relating to the implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2011

The staffs of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission will jointly conduct a public roundtable discussion to address international issues in connection with the implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act


Options Clearing Corporation proposes internal cross-margining program for market professionals
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2011

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) has submitted a petition to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to permit OCC to operate an internal non-proprietary cross-margining program available to market professionals who trade futures products and securities products that are cleared by OCC in its capacity as a derivatives clearing organization and a securities clearing agency, respectively


Proposed rules to implement Volcker rule
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

At a public meeting on January 11, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, by a 3-2 vote (Commissioners O’Malia and Sommers, dissenting), voted to propose regulations to implement the provisions of Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, commonly known as the “Volcker Rule.”


Foreign listed stock index futures and options approvals
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 15 2012

Attached please find the updated Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart, current as of February 15, 2012


Treasury Secretary outlines framework for regulatory reform
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2009

On March 26, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner provided an overview of the Obama administration’s planned overhaul of the financial regulatory system to the Committee on Financial Services of the House of Representatives


Industry groups respond to DOJ recommendation regarding tighter ownership restrictions for DCMs, DCOs and SEFs
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2011

The ABA Securities Association, the Clearing House Association, the Financial Services Roundtable, the Futures Industry Association, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (the Industry Groups) have submitted a comment letter with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in response to a comment letter submitted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) urging the implementation of more-stringent rules relating to ownership and conflicts of interest for designated contract markets (DCMs), derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs) and swap execution facilities (SEFs


CFTC approves final rule related to recordkeeping and reporting, conflicts of interest and chief compliance officer designation
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2012

On April 3, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s final rules relating to Swap Dealer (SD) and Major Swap Participant (MSP) Recordkeeping, Reporting, and Duties; Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) and Introducing Broker (IB) Conflicts of Interest; and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) Rules for SDs, MSPs and FCMs were published in the Federal Register


IOSCO publishes final derivatives market intermediary report
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Global
  • June 8 2012

On June 6, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a report on International Standards for Derivatives Market Intermediary Regulation