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Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 14 Nov 2018

CFTC Adopts Permanent $8 Billion Threshold for Swap Dealer De Minimis Exception

On November 5, 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) voted 5-0 to approve a final rule amending the swap dealer registration trigger

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Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 13 Nov 2018

CFTC Proposes to Simplify, Modernize Commodity Pool Operator and Commodity Trading Advisor Regulations

On October 18, 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) published a proposal in the Federal Register (Proposed Rule) to amend several

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Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 12 Nov 2018

Recent SEC No-Action, Re-Proposal for Security-Based Swaps Focus on Comparability With Other US Regulators

In recent days, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a no-action position on enforcing its 2016 Business Conduct Standards against

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Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA, Global | 26 Jul 2018

Final Phases of Initial Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps Expected to Spark Additional Margin Compliance Efforts

On July 19, 2018, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)

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Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA, European Union | 18 Oct 2017

CFTC and European Commission Make Progress on Cross-Border Agreements

On October 13, 2017, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced two cross-border developments with the European Commission (EC) that

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Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 13 Jul 2017

CFTC Launches Review of Swap Reporting Regulations

On July 10, 2017, the Division of Market Oversight (DMO) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) announced the launch of a

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Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 2 Jun 2017

CFTC Modernizes Record-Keeping Rule

On May 30, 2017, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) published final rule changes that substantially revise Rule 1.31

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Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 9 May 2017

CFTC Seeks Public Input on Decreasing Burdens of Existing Rules

On May 3, 2017, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) voted to seek public input on simplifying and modernizing the agency's rules (Project

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Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA, Global | 24 Feb 2017

Regulators Provide Some Flexibility on the Swaps Variation Margin Compliance Deadline

On February 23, 2017, U.S. federal banking regulators (Prudential Regulators), European regulators and the International Organization of Securities

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Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP | USA | 28 Jan 2017

Reform, Not Repeal, Likely for US Swaps Regulations

Swaps transactions, virtually unregulated before the 2008 financial crisis, are regulated in the U.S. under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act. Title VII

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