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Michael Best & Friedrich LLP | USA | 9 May 2019

CFTC Amends Swap Dealer De Minimis Exception for Insured Depository Institutions

Last month, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) published a final rule related to the insured depository institution (“IDI”) exception


Baker McKenzie | USA, Global | 24 Apr 2019

Key Takeaways From the ISDA AGM 2019

Ten years on from the adoption of the G-20 Commitments, in response to the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), many jurisdictions have made significant


Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 12 Oct 2018

Definitely Maybe? The SEC Returns to Security-Based Swap Dealer Regulation

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank") was signed into law eight years ago. Title VII of that law established a


Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 3 Apr 2017

Financial Services Update, Vol. 12, Issue 14

Since January 20, there has been a flurry of activity at the White House affecting the regulation of financial services, including the issuance of


Baker McKenzie | USA | 25 Jan 2017

Update January 2017

Timothy Massad recently announced that he was resigning as Chairman of the CFTC effective on January 20, 2017. Chairman Massad began his tenure at the


Shearman & Sterling LLP | USA | 18 Jan 2017

CFTC proposes rule establishing minimum capital requirements for swap dealers

On December 2 2016 the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a proposed rule establishing minimum capital requirements for swap dealers


Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP | USA | 21 Dec 2016

The Trump Administration: Potential Levers of Regulatory Change Affecting the Commodities Markets

Much has happened since the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States and the return of both houses of Congress to


Morgan Lewis | USA | 15 Sep 2016

NFA Proposal Would Require CFTC-Registered Asset Managers to Report on Financial Condition

NFA recently proposed enhanced financial reporting obligations (2016 Proposal) for commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors that are


Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | USA | 24 Jul 2016

CME Group Proposes New Clearing Member Category to Help Customers Avoid Pro Rata Distribution Risk in Case of FCM Insolvency

CME Group filed proposed rule changes with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission that would create a new category of clearing membership, termed a


Morgan Lewis | USA | 14 Jul 2016

Elizabeth Warren’s Latest Proposal Is Unfailingly Tough on Banks

Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Mark Warner (D-VA), along with Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD), introduced new legislation that would

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