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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


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


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


CFTC issues relief to swap dealers regarding legacy SPV swaps
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

The Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued no-action relief to swap dealers


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 Volcker guidance helps non-US banks
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2015

The five US financial regulators that are responsible for implementation of Section 13 of the Bank Holding company Act of 1956 (Volcker Rule) have


Global regulators push back margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Global, USA
  • March 20 2015

On March 18, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) published a "final"


CFTC seeks comments on TW SEF available-to-trade certification
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

On October 29, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission requested public comment on a made-available-to-trade certification submitted by TW SEF, LLC


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


OCC provides guidance on swap “push-out” transition periods
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2013

Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act prohibits the provision of federal assistance to an insured depository