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Dodd-Frank anti-spoofing statute not void for vagueness for high frequency trader
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2015

In United States v. Coscia, the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division declined to dismiss an indictment for


New legislation exempts swap end users from margin requirements
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2015

The House and Senate have passed legislation which provides that swap end-users do not have to provide initial and variation margin for uncleared


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 issues interpretation concerning Dodd-Frank anti-fraud authority
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2011

The CFTC has issued an interpretation that relates to anti-fraud authority provided in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act


CFTC addresses definition of eligible contract participant
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2012

Section 723(a)(2) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act amended Section 2(e) of the Commodity Exchange Act, or CEA to provide that “it shall be unlawful for any person, other than an eligible contract participant, or ECP, to enter into a swap unless the swap is entered into on, or subject to the rules of, a board of trade designated as a contract market under section 5.”


CFTC announces proposed rulemaking schedule
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2012

The CFTC has announced a proposed rulemaking schedule


CFTC says securitization SPVs eligible for end-user exception
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

The CFTC issued a no-action letter to Ford Motor Credit to clarify that a securitization special purpose vehicle, or SPV, that is wholly-owned by


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


What really happened to the swap pushout rule and Dodd-Frank sleepers from Cromnibus
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2014

The swap pushout rule was originally embodied in Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Act. Among other things, it prohibited "federal assistance" to any


CFTC eliminates barrier to hedge funds using JOBS Act general solicitation
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2014

Many hedge funds have been reluctant to use general solicitation to offer securities because of the possibility it would be inconsistent from