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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


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


Public company board approval for uncleared swaps
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2012

The CFTC has approved its final rule on the so-called “end-user exception” to the Dodd-Frank Act’s mandatory clearing requirement applicable to swaps required to be cleared (roughly, standardized swaps


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


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


CFTC Provides Delivery Method for Volcker Rule CEO Attestation
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2016

The Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, announced that certain banking entities


CFTC approves final regulations governing exemption from required clearing for inter-affiliate swaps
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2013

The CFTC has issued a final rule to exempt swaps between certain affiliated entities within a corporate group from the clearing requirement under the


Others may seek swap reporting delay like Southwest
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2014

Reuters has an interesting article about a no-action letter the CFTC issued to Southwest Airlines to permit a 15 calendar day delay in reporting oil


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


CFTC grants relief to family offices from commodity pool operator rules
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2012

The CFTC staff has issued a no-action letter regarding family offices