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Stinson LLP | USA | 24 Oct 2016

CFTC Extends Exemptions of RTO Energy Products to Bar Private Rights of Action

The CFTC quelled a controversy that had emerged regarding its proposed exemption of certain specified energy products transacted in Regional

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Stinson LLP | USA | 13 May 2016

CFTC proposal invites private litigation of RTO market manipulation theories

With its proposed order issued earlier this week, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) may be making an already complicated landscape

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Stinson LLP | USA | 16 Mar 2016

CFTC Eliminates Certain Trade Option Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for End Users

The CFTC approved a final rule today that removes trade option reporting and recordkeeping requirements applicable to non-swap dealermajor swap

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Stinson LLP | USA | 22 Nov 2014

CFTC proposes important clarification on forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality

The CFTC has published an important proposed clarification to its seven element test regarding forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality

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Stinson LLP | USA | 6 Oct 2014

CFTC finalizes rule to exclude swaps with municipal utilities from $25 million de minimis swap dealer threshold

The CFTC has published its final rule to exclude most swaps used for hedging purposes by municipal and other governmental utilities from counting

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Stinson LLP | USA | 11 Nov 2013

Who are the swap dealers?

We recently passed the first rolling 12-month period for determining which entities will surpass the CFTC's de minimis swap dealing levels and thus

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Stinson LLP | USA | 6 Nov 2013

CFTC re-proposes position limits on physical commodity derivatives

Yesterday, the CFTC voted to approve a new position limits rule that resembles the agency's previous short-lived rule (vacated and now abandoned

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Stinson LLP | USA | 30 Sep 2013

CFTC responds to FAQ on commodity options

Today, the CFTC Division of Market Oversight published a response to frequently asked questions regarding commodity options, including reporting

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Stinson LLP | USA | 9 Apr 2013

CFTC extends compliance dates for end user swap reporting

The CFTC has issued a no-action letter that effectively extends the dates for swap counterparties who are not swap dealers (SDs) or major swap

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Stinson LLP | USA | 7 Apr 2013

CFTC no-action letter allows most end users to report all trade options on annual aggregate basis

The CFTC Division of Market Oversight (DMO) has issued a no-action letter that will allow most swaps end users to report all trade options on an

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