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CFTC Inspector General issues report examining cost-benefit analyses of Dodd-Frank rulemaking
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2011

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued a report summarizing its investigation into the CFTC's cost-benefit analyses for four rulemakings promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act


CFTC open meeting regarding fourteenth series of proposed Dodd-Frank rules
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2011

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced that it will hold an open meeting on the fourteenth series of rules under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on April 27


CFTC issues guidance in conjunction with "swap" definition effective date
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2012

In light of the numerous regulatory changes triggered by the definition of “swap” taking effect on October 12, Commodity Futures Trading Commission staff released a series of no-action letters and interpretations late last week


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


Foreign listed stock index futures and options approvals
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 15 2012

Attached please find the updated Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart, current as of February 15, 2012


Approval of final rules regarding real-time public reporting of swap transaction data
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2012

On December 20, 2011, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved final rules governing real-time public reporting of swap transaction data


Amendments to effective date for swap regulation
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2012

On December 19, 2011, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a final order that extends the CFTC’s prior grant of temporary relief from certain swap-related provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act) that would otherwise have taken effect on July 16, 2011 (the Order


CFTC rejects motion for stay of position limits rules
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2012

On January 3, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an order rejecting a motion filed by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) requesting that the CFTC stay the effective date of its final and interim final position limit rules pending resolution of the judicial challenge filed by ISDA and SIFMA on December 2, 2011


Approval of final rules on swap data recordkeeping and reporting requirements
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2012

On December 20, 2011, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved final rules on swap data recordkeeping and reporting requirements for swap data repositories (SDRs), derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs), designated contract markets (DCMs), swap execution facilities (SEFs), swap dealers (SDs), major swap participants (MSPs), and swap counterparties that are neither swap dealers nor major swap participants (non-SDMSP counterparties


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