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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


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


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


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 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


CFTC grants family offices relief from registration as commodity trading advisors
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2014

The CFTC previously granted family offices no-action relief from registration as commodity pool operators. That letter did not provide an exemption


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


Hedge fund and its partner and lawyer fail on motion to dismiss for breach of fiduciary duty
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2014

A case against a hedge fund, and one of its partners and in-house counsel, related to actions at a portfolio company and alleging breach of fiduciary


Bank regulators propose relaxed margin requirements for corporate end users of uncleared swaps
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2014

Five federal agencies have taken a second stab at a proposed rule to establish margin requirements for swap dealers, major swap participants


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