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CFTC Considers Blockchain Technology
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

The disruptive effects of blockchain technology on the financial system may take several years to materialize. Nevertheless, in preparation


SEC Amends Rules on Security-Based Swap Reporting
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

On July 13, 2016, the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) approved certain amendments and guidance to the rules governing the reporting and public


ISDA Publishes 2016 Variation Margin Credit Support Annex (NY Law)
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

On April 14, 2016, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (“ISDA”) published the 2016 Variation Margin Credit Support Annex (New


Natural Gas and Electric Power Contracts: Recent End-User Developments
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

On April 4, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) jointly issued guidance


Trade Options: Recent End-User Developments
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

On March 16, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) approved a final rule (“Final Rule”) eliminating certain reporting and


Novo Banco and CDS - A Post-Mortem
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Portugal
  • April 21 2016

In 2014, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (“ISDA”), published the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions (the


CFTC Issues Swap Dealer De Minimis Exception Preliminary Report
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2015

On November 18, 2015, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) issued for public comment the Swap Dealer De Minimis Exception Preliminary


Status of Security-Based Swap Regulation and the Related Cross-Border Framework, an Overview
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2015

Although the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) has now implemented many of the requirements applicable to swaps under Title VII of the


Prudential Regulators Approve Final Uncleared Margin Rules
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2015

In October, the prudential regulators (i.e., the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of


CFTC Proposes “Regulation AT” on Automated Trading
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2015

On November 24, 2015, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (the “Proposed Rule”) on the