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A general introduction to the regulation of virtual currencies in USA

USA - September 3 2021 This article reviews the need-to-know features of the legal and regulatory frameworks governing virtual currencies in USA, with particular regard to applicable securities and banking laws.

James B. Biery, Andrew P. Blake, Daniel Engoren, Dominique Gallego, Teresa Wilton Harmon, Nathan A. Howell, James C. Munsell, Allison Ross Stromberg, Kristin S. Teager, David E Teitelbaum, Lilya Tessler

CFTC Adopts Long-Awaited Federal Position Limit Rules

USA - December 2 2020 At an open meeting of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) held via video conference on October 15, 2020, the CFTC adopted final…

Nathan A. Howell

SEC Adopts Derivatives Rule for Registered Investment Companies

USA - November 19 2020 In an effort to modernize the regulatory framework to reflect the evolution of derivatives use and related investor protection concerns, a divided U…

Jay G. Baris, Nathan J. Greene, Jesse C. Kean, Laurin Blumenthal Kleiman, John A. Mackinnon, James C. Munsell, Elizabeth M. Schubert

The CFTC's Final Cross-Border Swaps Rule

USA - November 16 2020 The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the CFTC) adopted a final rule (the Cross-Border Rule)…

Nathan A. Howell, Erin N. Kauffman, Kate L. Lashley, William Shirley, Jennifer Wiltse

SEC Adopts Fund Derivatives Rule, Expands Leverage Limits, Forgoes Sales Practice Rules

USA - October 29 2020 A divided U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved a long-awaited derivatives risk management rule that pulls back from some of the…

Jay G. Baris, Nathan J. Greene, Jesse C. Kean, Laurin Blumenthal Kleiman, John A. Mackinnon, James C. Munsell, Elizabeth M. Schubert