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SEC Adopts Business Conduct Rules and Chief Compliance Officer Requirements for Swap Dealers and Major Security-Based Swap Participants
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2016

On April 13, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt final rules (the "Final Rules") implementing business conduct standards and chief


CFTC issues guidance for swap execution facilities
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2013

On November 15, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Market Oversight (DMO) issued guidance (Guidance) to swap execution facilities


United States implements sanctions against Libya
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Libya, USA
  • March 11 2011

On February 25, President Obama signed an Executive Order freezing funds and assets of the Government of Libya, the Central Bank of Libya and Moammar Gadhafi and his sons


CFTC adopts rules for segregation of initial margin for uncleared swaps
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2013

On October 31, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission adopted final rules with respect to the segregation of initial margin for uncleared swaps


CFTC interprets obligations to send initial margin segregation notices and reports
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2014

On October 31, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a staff interpretation concerning its rules that oblige swaps dealers and major swap


ISDA collateral developments
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Global
  • December 9 2011

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association is responsible for a trio of recent developments with respect to the collateralization of derivative transactions using ISDA Credit Support Annexes


CFTC provides relief for intended-to-be-cleared swaps
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2013

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight has issued No-Action Letter 13-70 providing relief to


Lehman Brothers court, building on Semcrude and Swedbank decisions, denies triangular setoff by swap counterparty
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2011

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (the Court), has held that section 553(a) of the Bankruptcy Code prohibits a swap counterparty from setting off amounts owed to the debtor against amounts owed by the debtor to affiliates of the counterparty, notwithstanding the safe harbor provision in section 561 of the Bankruptcy Code and language in the ISDA Master Agreement permitting the swap counterparty to effect “triangular” setoffs


BEA filing deadline looms for US persons with foreign affiliates
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

Every five years, the US Department of Commerce's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) conducts a survey concerning the extent of investment abroad by


SEC proposes rules for security-based swap activity of non-US persons in the United States
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

On April 29, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed some additional rules for security-based swaps (SBS) that reflect a firm belief