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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 proposes rule on real-time public reporting of swap transaction and pricing data
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

Section 727 of the Dodd-Frank Act amends the Commodity Exchange Act by inserting a new section 2(a)(13), which requires public availability of swap transaction data


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


SEC proposes to adopt same 13d rules for security based swaps
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2011

Section 766 of the Dodd-Frank Act amends the Securities Exchange Act by adding Section 13(o), which provides that "for purposes of this section and section 16, a person shall be deemed to acquire beneficial ownership of an equity security based on the purchase or sale of a security-based swap, only to the extent that the SEC, by rule, determines after consultation with the prudential regulators and the Secretary of the Treasury, that the purchase or sale of the security-based swap, or class of security-based swap, provides incidents of ownership comparable to direct ownership of the equity security, and that it is necessary to achieve the purposes of this section that the purchase or sale of the security-based swaps, or class of security-based swap, be deemed the acquisition of beneficial ownership of the equity security


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


2nd Circuit says MD&A rules provide basis for 10b-5 claims
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

In Stratte-McClure v. Morgan Stanley et al, the Second Circuit held that MD&A rules set forth in Item 303 of Regulation S-K can give rise to a Rule


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


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


CFTC to propose definitions of “swap dealer” and “major swap participant” on Dec 1
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2010

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, to consider the issuance of proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the following topics:Further definition of "swap dealer," "security-based swap dealer," "major swap participant" and "eligible contract participant."


SEC, CFTC to host joint September roundtables on swap and security-based swap matters
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2010

Staff from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold two joint public roundtables in September on issues relating to implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act