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FERC lacks authority over commodity futures contracts
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2013

On March 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in Hunter v. FERC that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Swaps trading: the investment manager's spring checklist
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2013

This Spring is filled with deadlines regarding swaps, particularly cleared swaps. Some are fast approaching. We would like to take a moment to remind


Holiday party: the IRS releases final regulations on cross-border dividend equivalents paid on swaps and in security lending transactions
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2013

The waiting for the final regulations addressing when US federal income tax withholding would be imposed on dividend equivalent payments made to


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


Final regulation implementing the Volcker Rule
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2013

Introduction On December 10, 2013, the five US federal financial regulators (the "Agencies") approved joint final regulations (the "Final


Volcker Rule action plan and model board documents: the conformance and compliance effort begins
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2014

The recently issued final rules implementing section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act (the “Volcker Rule”) start the clock on banking entities’ efforts to


CFTC issues relief for cross-border trading of swaps on Qualifying multilateral trading facilities in the European Union
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

On February 12, 2014, the Division of Market Oversight (DMO) of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a no-action


NFA issues notice to members regarding member obligations under NFA Bylaw 1101 and Compliance Rule 2-36(d)
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

Under Commodity Futures Trading Commission regulations, any person claiming an exemption or exclusion from commodity pool operator (CPO) or commodity


CFTC exempts MTFs from US registration requirements
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2014

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Market Oversight (DMO) has issued CFTC Letter No. 14-15, which provides temporary no-action


Loose ends remain for Australian swap dealers following CTFC substituted compliance determinations
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, USA
  • February 6 2014

Jeff Chen, a partner at the leading US law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, joins Clayton Utz partner Louise McCoach in this special