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NFA Proposes Amendments to CPO and CTA Quarterly Reporting Requirements
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

On September 6, the National Futures Association (NFA) filed with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for approval an amendment to NFA


Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approval Chart - January 2016
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

Please find below the updated Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart, current as of January 2016. All prior versions are


CFTC proposes revisions to pending aggregation rules
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2015

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has voted to seek public comment on revisions to its proposed rules requiring the aggregation of


CFTC Grants SEF Registration Status to Seed SEF LLC
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2016

On August 23, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an Order of Registration granting Seed SEF LLC (Seed) full registration status as a


Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

Attached please find the updated Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart, current as of October 1, 2014. All prior versions


Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approval
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • April 16 2014

Attached please find the updated Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart, current as of April 16, 2014. All prior versions are


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 issues interpretation of Dodd-Frank anti-fraud authority
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2011

Amendments made to the Commodity Exchange Act by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act) require that an agreement, contract or transaction in any commodity that is entered into with, or offered to, a non-eligible contract participant or non-eligible commercial entity on a leveraged, margined, or financed basis must be conducted on a regulated exchange and be subject to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s anti-fraud authority, unless actual delivery of the commodity is made within 28 days


Final rules regarding business conduct standards for SDs and MSPs
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission adopted final rules implementing business conduct standards rules for swap dealers (SDs) and major swap participants (MSPs) (collectively, SDsMSPs), regulating their dealings with counterparties and additional requirements when they deal with “Special Entities,” which the final rules define to include: (1) a Federal agency; (2) a State, State agency, city, county, municipality, or other political subdivision of a State, or any instrumentality, department, or a corporation of or established by a State or political subdivision of a State; (3) any employee benefit plan subject to Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA); (4) any governmental plan, as defined in Section 3 of ERISA; (5) any endowment, including an endowment that is an organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986; or (6) any employee benefit plan defined in Section 3 of ERISA, not otherwise defined as a Special Entity, that elects to be a Special Entity by notifying an SDMSP of its election prior to entering into a swap with the particular SDMSP


CFTC order authorizing NFA to perform SD and MSP registration
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an order authorizing the National Futures Association to process and grant applications for registration and withdrawals of registration with respect to SDs and MSPs, to issue notices of provisional registration, to confirm initial compliance with requirements applicable to SDs and MSPs under Section 4s of the CEA, to conduct proceedings to deny, condition, suspend, restrict, or revoke the registration of any SD or MSP, to maintain records regarding SDs and MSPs, and to serve as the official custodian of those records