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Derivatives clearing required by Dodd-Frank will apply to the insurance industry
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2012

Among the far-reaching reforms included in the Dodd-Frank Act (the “DFA”) was a comprehensive new regulatory framework for derivatives

The Financial Report June 11, 2015 - news from Europe
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 11 2015

Verena Ross, Executive Director of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), in the keynote speech at the Future Industry Association’s

Lawmakers near deal on TRIA; CFTC to host meeting of Agriculture Advisory Committee
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

As the legislative session draws to a close, it appears that lawmakers in the Senate and House are nearing a deal to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk

Financial Regulatory Developments 7 November - European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
  • Dentons
  • European Union
  • November 7 2014

EIOPA is consulting on the risk-free interest rate structure it has to publish to enable calculations under Solvency 2. The proposed default approach

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

Year in review: legislation and guidance for financial institutions in 2014
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2015

2014 was a year replete with new legislative and regulatory initiatives impacting federally regulated financial institutions. The key initiatives

New York to regulate credit default swaps as insurance; SEC seeks legislative authority to regulate credit default swaps
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2008

On September 22, 2008, New York Governor Paterson and the New York Insurance Department (the “Insurance Department”) sent shockwaves around the derivatives industry by announcing that, beginning on January 1, 2009, the Insurance Department would regulate certain credit default swaps (CDS) as a form of financial guaranty insurance, at least when the CDS is issued in New York or issued to a New York purchaser who “holds, or reasonably expects to hold, a ‘material interest’ in the reference obligation.”

New York Governor Paterson announces plan to regulate CDS market
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2008

On September 22, New York Governor David Paterson announced that beginning in January New York State will begin to regulate part of the credit default swap market

Financial Regulatory Developments 13 February - G-20
  • Dentons
  • Global
  • February 13 2015

G-20 has studied a report from the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and is pleased at the progress towards completing the financial reform agenda. It

Funds talk: June 2015
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

When the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) released the 2014 Resolution Stay Protocol, it marked a seismic shift in the rules