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CFTC proposes inter-affiliate clearing exemption
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2012

On August 16, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a proposed rule to exempt swaps between certain affiliated entities from the clearing requirement set forth in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act


CFTC issues temporary no-action relief for trade options
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2012

On August 14, the Commodity Future Trading Commission’s Division of Market Oversight (DMO) granted market participants temporary no-action relief from certain regulatory requirements for trade options, as defined in CFTC Regulation 32.3(a


CFTC issues guidance on compliance obligations for CPOs and CTAs
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2012

On August 14, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a set of responses to frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to the compliance obligations of commodity pool operators (CPOs) and commodity trading advisors


NFA proposes amendment requiring view-only access to customer accounts
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

On August 21, the National Futures Association proposed a rule requiring every member futures commission merchant (FCM) to provide its designated self-regulatory organization (DSRO) with view-only Internet access to account information for each of the FCM’s customer segregated funds and secured amount accounts


CFTC interim compliant identifier website is launched by DTCC and SWIFT
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

On August 21, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and SWIFT announced the launch of a website that allows market participants to register for CFTC Interim Compliant Identifiers (CICIs


FIA presents NFA registration webinar
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

On August 21, the Law and Compliance Division of the Futures Industry Association announced that it will host a webinar to help swap dealers and major swap participants understand the Commodity Futures Trading Commission registration process


CFTC approves conforming rules on registration of intermediaries
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

On August 17, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved rule amendments to conform its existing intermediary registration rules to changes made to the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act


Futures exchanges propose rules requiring consent to jurisdiction
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2012

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), ICE Futures U.S. and NYSE Liffe U.S. have adopted rules requiring that market participants consent to the jurisdiction of the exchange in question


Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approval Chart June 21, 2013
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2013

Attached please find the updated Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart, current as of June 21, 2013. All prior versions are


CFTC permits CME to clear certain OTC agricultural swaps
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2009

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order authorizing the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) to clear certain over-the-counter swaps in corn, wheat and soybeans in response to a petition filed in April 2008 by the CME and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT