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Overstock.com to Sell Securities Using Bitcoin Blockchain Technology
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2015

Overstock.com has filed this Form S-3 which proposes to sell securities using Bitcoin blockchain technology. The S-3 has not yet been declared


SEC meeting to consider security-based swaps and asset-backed securities
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2010

The SEC has posted a Sunshine Act Notice related to an open meeting to be held on October 13, 2010


CFTC brings first ever charges for insider trading in commodities
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

The CFTC issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Arya Motazedi for engaging in fraudulent transactions in the New York


End-users are Dodd-Frank collateral damage according to CFTC Commissioner
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo recently delivered remarks where he stated "Unfortunately, caught up in some of the collateral damage


ISDA survey finds end users uncertain about new margin requirements
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

Derivatives end users are concerned about the impact of new margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives, with a large number unsure whether they


Democrats fend off changes to Volker Rule and derivative matters
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2015

The political gamesmanship has begun. According to Maxine Walters "Republicans attempted to move a package of 11 bills that contained controversial


CFTC pushes Dodd-Frank boundaries with manipulation case
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2015

In the first case of its kind, the CFTC has accused Kraft Food Groups, Inc. and former parent Mondelez Global LLC with manipulation pursuant to


CFTC’s Massad on end-users
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

CFTC Chair Timothy G. Massad delivered a speech on the importance of providing flexibility in the CFTC's regulations to accommodate hedging by


CFTC gives treasury affiliates more relief from clearing requirements
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2014

The CFTC issued a no-action letter providing further relief for eligible treasury affiliates that enter into swaps that are subject to the clearing


Major banks agree to temporarily stay swap termination under ISDA protocol
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2014

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., or ISDA, announced that 18 major global banks, referred to as G-18, have agreed to sign a