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Mayer Brown | USA | 21 Dec 2015

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Adopts Final Margin Rules, Leaves Cross-Border Application for Future Rulemaking

On December 16, 2015, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) adopted a final rule to establish minimum margin requirements for registered


Mayer Brown | USA | 5 Dec 2014

CFTC staff liberalizes conditions of clearing no-action relief for eligible Treasury affiliates

In No-Action letter 14-144 ("Letter 14-144"), the Division of Clearing and Risk of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "Division")


Mayer Brown | USA | 6 Jan 2014

CFTC seeks comment on November 14 advisory on cross-border “transaction-level requirements”; staff extends relief until September 15

On January 3, 2014, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) invited public comment on a Staff Advisory1 issued on November 14, 2013, and


Mayer Brown | USA | 4 Dec 2013

CFTC sued on extraterritorial application of Dodd-Frank swap rules

On December 4, 2013, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and the Institute


Mayer Brown | USA | 2 Aug 2013

CFTC issues interpretive guidance regarding the cross-border application of US swap regulations

On July 12, 2013, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") approved the issuance of an interpretive guidance and policy statement (the


Mayer Brown | USA | 17 Jul 2013

The CFTC’s July 12, 2013 cross-border exemptive order

On July 12, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") issued a time-limited exemptive order (the "Order") under Commodity Exchange Act


Mayer Brown | USA | 17 May 2013

The ISDA march 2013 Dodd-Frank protocol (the “DF protocol 2.0”) is open for adherence

On March 22, 2013, ISDA opened the DF Protocol 2.0 for adherence to market participants. The DF Protocol 2.0 is part of ISDA's documentation


Mayer Brown | USA | 16 May 2013

CFTC mandatory clearing rules June 10 phase-in date for financial entities

The next milestone date in the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's ("CFTC's") phase-in of mandatory clearing occurs on June 10, 2013, when


Mayer Brown | USA | 1 May 2013

CFTC provides derivatives prime brokerage limited no-action relief from external business conduct rules

Today, compliance is required for the first time with previously deferred provisions of the swap dealer external business conduct rules of the


Mayer Brown | USA | 31 Dec 2012

CFTC issues a final, time-limited exemptive order and proposes further guidance regarding cross-border regulation of swaps

On December 21, 2012, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") issued a release (the "Release") containing a final exemptive order (the

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