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Potential extension of swaps rules causes international backlash
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, USA
  • May 27 2011

According to a Wall Street Journal article published this week, foreign banks and funds are becoming increasingly concerned that U.S. regulators will extend their activities overseas and enforce risk mitigation portions of the Dodd-Frank Act abroad


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - March 5, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • March 5 2012

Despite the full throated defense of the Dodd-Frank Act, it was a challenging week for proponents of America’s Financial Regulatory Reform


Financial services legislative & regulatory update - December 9, 2013
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 9 2013

While the Senate was on recess, the House was in, but staffs from both budget committees were hard at work trying to put together a budget deal. By


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - October 17, 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 17 2011

This past week saw the release of two major, much awaited, and significantly lobbied components of the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act


CFTC announces measure to proide legal certainity to regulated institutions in lieu of finalized rules by the July deadline
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 3 2011

On June 2nd, CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler announced that the agency will be issuing a preventative measure to protect derivatives users from legal issues and uncertainty before the July 16th deadline to enforce certain Dodd-Frank requirements


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - October 24, 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 24 2011

With the House in recess and the Senate appearing to be mostly focused on voting down competing jobs bills, most of the action last week was in the administration, with various agencies continuing the implementation of Dodd-Frank


Financial services legislative and regulatory update - December 19, 2011
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 19 2011

In what now accounts for standard operating procedure, the past week saw a flurry of last minute activity, as the threat of having to stay in Washington, DC for the week before Christmas appeared to provide the leverage necessary for Congress to finish up much of its end of the year business


CFTC commissioner, New York delegation skeptical of proposed swap rules
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 20 2011

Recently, CFTC Commissioner Scott O'Malia criticized aspects of several CFTC Dodd-Frank rulemakings


New attacks on commodity “speculation” on the horizon
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 10 2011

With continued volatility in the commodity markets, and the impact of that volatility on the price of oil, it should be little surprise that various governmental bodies are taking aim at speculators


Senate Banking Subcommittee examines derivatives clearinghouses
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 27 2011

While the House Committee approved legislation to delay implementation of derivatives regulation, a Senate Banking Subcommittee hearing discussed the merits and challenges of establishing derivatives clearinghouses