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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


DOL issues guidance for ERISA plans to engage in cleared swaps
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2013

On February 7, 2013, the US Department of Labor (DOL) issued Advisory Opinion 2013- 01A (the “Advisory Opinion”), which provides guidance under the


CFTC adopts final rules for ownership and control reports
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

On October 30, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved final rules that implement position and trading activity based reporting


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


Volcker Rule permits bank-sponsored hedge fund access platforms
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2011

Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (which embodies the so-called Volcker Rule) will impose significant limits on the ability of banks and their affiliates (each, a "banking entity" or "BE") to engage in proprietary trading and to own or sponsor hedge funds when it comes into effect in July of 2012


ISDA publishes protocol for 2014 Credit Derivatives Definitions
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Global
  • August 22 2014

With exactly one month left until the September 22 effective date of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s (ISDA) new 2014 Credit


SEC adopts first installment of rules for cross-border security-based swap activity
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2014

On June 25, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) re-started its rulemaking for security-based swaps (SBS) under Title VII of the


The re-proposed margin rules for non-cleared swaps: some issues and suggestions for end users
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

The US banking regulators and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have each recently re-proposed margin rules for non-cleared swaps (the


New law aligns clearing and margin exceptions for swaps
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

On January 13, President Obama signed legislation that aligns the rules relating to swap clearing and mandatory margin for uncleared swaps so that


Federal Reserve approves Final Rule regulating bank holding companies and foreign banking organizations
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2014

On February 18, the Federal Reserve Board (Federal Reserve) approved a Final Rule to enhance supervision over the largest US bank holding companies