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Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | USA | 10 Dec 2014

CFTC proposes rule on Residual Interest Deadline, amendments to the recordkeeping provisions of Rule 1.35(a) and interpretation concerning forwards with embedded volumetric optionality

On November 3, 2014, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("Commission" or "CFTC") held an open meeting to consider and vote on three proposals

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Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | USA | 2 Dec 2014

CFTC update: no-action relief from CTA registration for family offices

By letter dated November 5, 2014, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (the "Division") of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

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Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | USA | 20 Oct 2014

CFTC update: CFTC staff issues self- executing CPO delegation relief

On October 15, 2014, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's ("CFTC") Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight ("DSIO")

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Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | USA | 20 Oct 2014

Senators pressure CFTC and FERC for increased cooperation in response to CFTC settlement with former Amaranth trader

At the outset of 2014, we reported on two Memoranda of Understanding ("MOUs") entered into by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | USA | 19 Sep 2014

CFTC staff issues JOBS Act exemptive relief harmonizing with SEC’s adoption of Rule 506(C) and amendments to Rule 144A

On September 9, 2014, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight ("DSIO") of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

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Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | USA | 18 Sep 2014

CFTC update: CFTC staff allows commodity pool operators to use additional third party recordkeepers

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC")'s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight ("DSIO") has issued an exemptive letter (the

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Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | USA | 18 Sep 2014

CFTC update: CFTC staff no-action relief for commodity pool operators of commodity pools with wholly-owned trading subsidiaries

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC")'s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight ("DSIO") has issued a no-action letter (the

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Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | USA | 9 Sep 2014

CFTC staff issues JOBS Act exemptive relief conforming to SEC amendments to Rules 506(C) and 144A

This evening the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight ("DSIO") of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") issued a letter

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Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | USA | 14 May 2014

CFTC provides new streamlined process for CPOs to request no-action relief with respect to delegating certain activities to registered CPOs

On May 12, 2014, the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (“DSIO”) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “Commission” or

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Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP | USA | 14 Jan 2014

CFTC proposes new position limits and aggregation rules

On November 5, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“Commission” or “CFTC”) approved proposed new position limits rules (“Position Limits