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Derivatives with Italian local authorities: Council of State rules against the province of Pisa
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Italy
  • January 7 2013

In its decision no. 50322011 of 7 September 2011, the Council of State had ruled that a local authority could, subject to certain conditions


ESMA guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union
  • July 12 2013

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)'s consolidated Guidelines on ETFs and other UCITS issues (Guidelines)1 entered into force on 18


CFTC finalizes cross-border swaps guidance and grants limited transitional exemptive relief
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

On July 12, 2013, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") approved final interpretive guidance on The cross-border application of its


MAS released its response to feedback on proposed amendments to the Securities and Futures Act on regulation of OTC derivatives
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 30 2012

On 15 October 2012, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) released its response to the feedback received on the OTC Consultation Paper I (which set out proposed amendments to the Securities and Future Act (SFA) to extend the current regulatory regime for clearing facilities to OTC derivatives and introduce a new regulatory regime for trade repositories) and OTC Consultation Paper II (which set out proposed amendments to the SFA to set out framework provisions on mandatory central clearing and reporting of OTC derivatives


Netting in Russia: reporting of OTC transactions documented under a master agreement
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Russia
  • December 11 2012

At the beginning of 2011, amendments were made to the Russian insolvency and securities market legislation (the "Netting Amendments")1 introducing the long-awaited rules for the recognition of close-out netting arrangements in cases of insolvency of a Russian counterparty to over-the-counter ("OTC") derivative and repo transactions as well as other types of transactions with securities or foreign currency documented under a master agreement


Uninsured U.S. branches of non-U.S. banks treated same as insured U.S. depository institutions for purposes of the Dodd-Frank Act's swaps push-out provision
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2013

The Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System (the "Federal Reserve Board") has approved an interim final rule, available here (the


International regulatory update 10-14 June 2013
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Global
  • June 18 2013

ESMA publishes guidelines on remuneration policies and practices for firms providing investment services; ESMA publishes guidelines and


EU political update: 3 - 7 September 2012
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia, Czech Republic, European Union, Global, Ireland, Russia
  • September 3 2012

On 22 August 2012, Russia became the 156th member of the WTO after 18 years of negotiations


International regulatory update 22-26 July 2013
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Germany, Netherlands, Singapore, Slovakia, United Kingdom
  • July 30 2013

The European Commission has published its proposals for a new Payment Services Directive (PSD 2) and a regulation on interchange fees for card-based


International regulatory update 10-14 December 2012
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 17 2012

The European Council (Heads of State or Government) has published the conclusions from its meeting on 13 and 14 December 2012, at which it agreed on a roadmap for the completion of the Economic and Monetary Union