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Initial Margin Requirements on the Horizon: FAQs for Buy Side Firms
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA, Global
  • July 31 2018

The regulatory requirements for posting and collecting initial margin (IM) currently apply principally to the uncleared over-the-counter (OTC


UK FCA publishes statement on Cryptocurrency derivatives
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • United Kingdom, Canada
  • April 17 2018

On April 6, 2018, the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a statement on cryptocurrency derivatives (the FCA Statement) indicating


Margin of error: The English Court of Appeal confirms no duty to protect customer from self-inflicted economic harm
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2018

The Court of Appeal has considered whether a spread betting company owed a contractual, tortious or regulatory duty to its customer to protect the


Conforming Amendments Proposed for Bank Swap Margin Rules
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2018

On February 5, the Prudential Regulatorsthe five federal banking regulators for swap dealers that are banksproposed technical amendments to their


CFTC Proposes Interpretation to Make Clear: Retail Client Virtual Currency Transaction Financing No Actual Delivery by 28 Days No Registration Trouble
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2017

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a Proposed Interpretation that would formally require actual delivery of a virtual currency to a


Partial success for High Court claim regarding suitability of structured product sales
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2017

The Court has recently handed down judgment in Abdullah and others v Credit Suisse (UK) Limited and Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited, a case


Fuyao Workers Reject the UAW by 2-to-1 Margin
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2017

After two days of voting in a secret-ballot NLRB election, production and maintenance workers at the Moraine, Ohio Fuyao glass plant rejected the UAW


Reminder: EU Variation Margin Rules Apply to Physically Settled FX Forwards Beginning January 3, 2018
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • November 3 2017

Starting January 3, 2018, physically settled foreign exchange forward transactions (FX Forwards) will be subject to the variation (but not initial


The Treasury Report's Recommendations for Derivatives Regulation
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2017

In a previous client alert, available here, we provided an overview of the recent report, the second of four, issued by the U.S. Department of the


Three Developments Concerning EU-US Cross-Border Swaps
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2017

On October 13, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the European Commission (EC) made three announcements that are significant for