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Update: Swap dealers will face significant challenges from reproposed margin rules for uncleared swaps

USA - January 26 2015 Regulators are expected to finalize rules regarding margin requirements for uncleared swaps shortly. The Prudential Regulators re-proposed rules...

Loren N. Finegold, Ellen L. Marks, Carlos Alvarez, Brett M. Ackerman, Yvette D. Valdez.

CFTC proposes to clarify regulation of forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality

USA - January 13 2015 The comment period recently closed for a proposed interpretation (the Proposal)1 to further clarify what constitutes a forward contract with embedded...

Adrian Ramos, Brett M. Ackerman, Yvette D. Valdez.

Swap dealers will face significant challenges from reproposed margin rules for uncleared swaps

USA - January 8 2015 Regulators are expected to finalize rules regarding margin requirements for uncleared swaps shortly. The Prudential Regulators re-proposed rules...

Loren N. Finegold, Ellen L. Marks, Carlos Alvarez, Brett M. Ackerman, Yvette D. Valdez.

GMACCFTC hosts open meeting regarding Bitcoin and digital currency

USA - October 21 2014 The Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC) of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) held an open meeting on October 9, 2014...

Vivian A. Maese, Sean R. Miller, Stephen P. Wink, Alan W. Avery.

Hedge funds word of the day CFTC

USA - October 2 2014 Latham & Watkins counsel Peter Malyshev explains the Hedge Funds term CFTC, an abbreviation for the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission. For...