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CFTC to shift enforcement actions to administrative courts
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2015

The CFTC plans to revive the use of administrative courts to bring enforcement actions for violations of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC


CFTC’s Massad on end-users
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

CFTC Chair Timothy G. Massad delivered a speech on the importance of providing flexibility in the CFTC's regulations to accommodate hedging by


Asset manager hedging results fined for failing to register as a Commodity Trading Advisor
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2015

On January 16, 2015, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) fined an asset manager, using financial instruments to hedge its clients' risk


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


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


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


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


2014 CFTC enforcement report another year of record sanctions
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2014

On November 6, 2014, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released its 2014 fiscal year Enforcement Report. In 2014, the CFTC continued


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