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Lawmakers poised to move forward with TRIA legislation, Dodd-Frank also in focus
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

As previously discussed, the 113th Congress was unable to renew the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA). Given the urgency to pass such legislation

Congress enacts changes to Dodd-Frank; potential for more changes in 114th Congress
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2014

Prior to adjournment, the 113th Congress passed the first changes to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (P.L. 111-203

International regulatory update - 1 5 December 2014
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Global, Hong Kong, USA
  • December 12 2014

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has launched a consultation on asset segregation requirements under the Alternative Investment

CFTC grants no-action relief to commodity pool operators with respect to certain insurance-linked securitization vehicles
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

Toward the end of 2014, the staff of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO

AFME and others respond on PRIPs
  • Dentons
  • European Union
  • February 11 2011

The Joint Associations Committee (JAC) on retail products of AFME, ICMA, FOA and ISDA has responded to the Commission's papers on PRIPs, the MiFID Review and the Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD) Review

Financial services update February 24 2014 federal rules effective dates
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2014

Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships with, Hedge Funds and Private

CFTC and SEC issue final rule defining certain swap products and triggering several Dodd-Frank obligations relating to swaps
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2012

On July 10, 2012, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the CFTC) approved its joint final rules with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC, and together with the CFTC, the Commissions) defining the products that are at the heart of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the Dodd-Frank Act) namely, swaps and security-based swaps (the Product Definitions Rule

Insurance safe harbor affords little certainty for non-US insurers
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

As market participants are aware, the definition of "swap" that the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act) added

Financial services legislative and regulatory update - December 3, 2012
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 3 2012

There must have been something in the turkey, because all of the optimism surrounding a positive resolution to the fiscal cliff seemed to have evaporated this week

Despite SEC and CFTC proposed rules on "swap" definition in Dodd-Frank Act, uncertainty remains on financial guaranty insurance policies.
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2011

The Dodd-Frank Act imposes considerable new requirements on the business of derivatives, including, among others, rules concerning clearing and settlement, margin requirements, capital requirements, reporting and position limitations