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CFTC Amends Foreign CPO Registration Exemption

USA - October 20 2020 On October 15, 2020, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved amendments to CFTC Regulation 3.10(c), which exempts non-U.S...

James B. Biery, Nathan A. Howell.

A general introduction to the regulation of virtual currencies in USA

USA - September 7 2020 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, Pamela J. Martinson, James C. Munsell, Alex R. Rovira, Sean A. Smith, Dominique Gallego, David A. Miller, Kenny S. Terrero, Lilya Tessler, Verity A. Van Tassel Richards, Daniel Engoren, Teresa Wilton Harmon, Michael A Levy, Daniel J Applebaum, Ivet A Bell, David E.Teitelbaum, Andrew P. Blake, Nathan A. Howell.

Regulators Approve Final and Proposed Rules on Uncleared Swaps Margin, Post-Trade Name Give-Up, Swap Clearing, Automated Trading

USA - June 29 2020 On June 25, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and five prudential regulators approved final and proposed rule amendments related...

Nathan A. Howell, Kate L. Lashley.

CFTC Extends COVID-19-Related Relief

USA - June 11 2020 On June 9, 2020, the Divisions of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight and Market Oversight (the Divisions) of the Commodity Futures Trading...

Nathan A. Howell, Kate L. Lashley.

CFTC Adopts Final Rule Prohibiting Persons Subject to Statutory Disqualification from Claiming Rule 4.13 Exemptions

USA - June 8 2020 On June 4, 2020, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) adopted a final rule1 (the Final Rule) prohibiting a commodity pool operator (CPO)...

James B. Biery, Andrew E. Nelson, Nathan A. Howell.