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Public companies: board should review end-user swap approvals annually
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2014

The Dodd-Frank Act permits certain end-users to elect to use an exception to the swap clearing requirements under certain conditions, which is


ISDA risk disclosure documents for swaps
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • Global, USA
  • June 7 2013

The CFTC business conduct rules require swap dealers to disclose the material risks of a particular swap to a counterparty, which may include market


Update on ISDA protocols
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2013

We previously noted certain matters that needed to be completed by May 1, 2013 for those entities engaged in derivatives transactions to allow swap


Mandatory clearing of swaps begins
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

Swap dealers, major swap participants and private funds active in the swaps market are required to begin clearing certain index credit default swaps


OFR posts updated FAQS on legal entity identifiers (LEIs)
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2013

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act established the Office of Financial Research, or OFR, within the Treasury Department to


CFTC issues proposed swaps report for public comment
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, has issued, for public comment, a proposed CFTC Swaps Report that, when the proposal is finalized, will give the public a view into the previously dark swaps market


CFTC commissioner says Dodd-Frank rules should be reexamined in light of MF Global
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2011

The CFTC has confirmed that its Division of Enforcement is investigating MF Global, Inc. for possible violations of the Commodity Exchange Act, or CEA andor CFTC regulations


FDIC board approves proposed rule on retail foreign exchange transactions
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2011

The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, has approved a proposed rule to adopt requirements for FDIC-supervised institutions that may engage in certain foreign exchange transactions with retail customers which fall under the provisions of Section 742 of the Dodd-Frank Act


Joint CFTC and SEC study on the feasibility of mandating algorithmic descriptions for derivatives
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2011

The CFTC and the SEC have delivered to Congress a joint staff study on “the feasibility of requiring the derivatives industry to adopt standardized computer-readable algorithmic descriptions that may be used to describe complex and standardized financial derivatives” (see Title VII, Sec. 719(b) of Dodd-Frank


Gensler addresses implementation of the Dodd-Frank act including prospective application of swap rules
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2011

In remarks before the European Parliament, Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler addressed implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act