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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 9 Nov 2011

CFTC launches whistleblower program:

Commodities Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) new whistleblower program was officially launched on October 24, 2011.

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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 26 Oct 2011

Dodd Frank update

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) proposed an amendment to its order of July 14, 2011, providing temporary exemptive relief from the Dodd-Frank Act (Dodd-Frank) requirements related to swaps as a result of the delay in the adoption of final rules relating to derivatives.

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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 28 Sep 2011

CFTC proposes implementation schedule for clearing and trade execution requirements

The CFTC also proposed transition rules designed to provide additional time for compliance with the clearing and trade execution requirements established under Dodd-Frank.

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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 28 Sep 2011

CFTC adopts final rule to establish certification procedure for foreign futures and options contracts

The CFTC has adopted a new rule to implement a certification procedure for the offers or sales to persons located in the United States of a non-narrow-based security index futures contract traded on a foreign board of trade (Foreign Index Futures Contract).

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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 28 Sep 2011

CFTC issues proposed rule on compliance schedule for trading documentation and margin requirements under Dodd-Frank

The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued for comment a proposal for the phased implementation of the trading documentation and margin requirements for swaps under Dodd-Frank.

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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 3 Aug 2011

CFTC and SEC request public comment for joint study on international swaps

The CFTC and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are conducting a joint study on swap regulation and clearinghouse regulation in the United States, Asia and Europe as required under Dodd-Frank.

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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 3 Aug 2011

Broad margin exemption for OTC derivatives end-users sought in Congress

A bipartisan group of Congressmen introduced a bill designed to “clarify that true derivatives end-users are exempt from the margin requirements” under Dodd-Frank.

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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 3 Aug 2011

FERC requests CFTC exclude power contracts from swap definition

In a comment letter to CFTC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has requested that the CFTC clearly set forth in final rulemaking that various power contracts, such as forward capacity sales contracts, are not derivatives subject to CFTC jurisdiction to avoid overlap between the jurisdiction of FERC and the CFTC.

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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 3 Aug 2011

CFTC to hold meeting on three final swap rules under Dodd-Frank

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on August 4, 2011, in Washington, D.C., to consider final rules under the Dodd-Frank Act (Dodd-Frank) addressing the following three topics: (i) agricultural swaps, (ii) registration standards, duties and core principles for swap data repositories, and (iii) implementation of whistleblower provisions under the Commodity Exchange Act.

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Greenberg Traurig LLP | USA | 27 Jul 2011

Derivatives several new developments on this front

The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has adopted a final rule regarding the process for the mandatory clearing of derivatives on clearinghouses. The rule establishes procedures for the review of swaps to determine which derivatives should be cleared on a clearinghouse.

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