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Dechert LLP | USA | 18 Feb 2016

CFTC Staff Issues No-Action Relief Helpful for Non-U.S. Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) provided no-action relief on February

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Dechert LLP | USA, European Union | 16 Feb 2016

European Commission and CFTC Publish Announcement on EUUS Clearing Equivalence

The European Commission and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") announced a "common approach for transatlantic CCPs" on 10

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Dechert LLP | USA | 18 Dec 2015

CFTC Approves Final Rule on Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved on December 16 final rules (Final Rules) on margin requirements for over-the-counter

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Dechert LLP | USA | 21 Nov 2014

CFTC proposes to fix problematic oral communication recordkeeping rule

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) held an open meeting in early November 2014 at which it discussed and proposed, among other

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Dechert LLP | USA | 21 Oct 2014

CFTC Staff issues self-executing CPO delegation relief

The staff of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC Staff) on October 15, 2014 simplified the process for a natural person or entity that the

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Dechert LLP | USA | 15 Sep 2014

CFTC permits additional third-party recordkeepers for registered CPOs

The Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO Staff) of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued exemptive relief

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Dechert LLP | USA | 27 Jan 2014

CFTC proposes new position limits for futures, options, and swaps and amended aggregation requirements

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") has proposed a comprehensive set of regulations imposing speculative position limits on

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Dechert LLP | USA | 6 Aug 2013

CFTC issues cross-border swaps regulation guidance and exemptive order

Many collective investment vehicles that previously were deemed to be outside of the CFTC’s swap jurisdiction will be regulated on a going-forward

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Dechert LLP | USA | 13 Jul 2012

CFTC issues no-action relief extending compliance date for amended Rules 4.5 and 4.13(a)(4) to December 31, 2012

Today, the CFTC Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (Division) issued a no-action letter permitting unregistered commodity pool operators (CPOs) to launch: (i) new investment companies registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (mutual funds) in reliance on the Rule 4.5 CPO exclusion, without regard to the new trading and marketing tests; and (ii) new private funds in reliance on the Rule 4.13(a)(4) exemption, in each case until December 31, 2012.

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