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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Recent litigation involving the telecommunications company Windstream Services, LLC and Aurelius Capital Master, Ltd. has heightened market focus on noteholders that, through derivatives, take an economic interest ...
BakerHostetler
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced approval of LedgerX's registration as a designated contract market (DCM) under the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC regulations.
BakerHostetler
On May 2, 2019, Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York ruled that the government effectively outsourced a portion of its ongoing investigation of LIBOR manipulation at
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On June 21, 2019, the SEC adopted final rules that set forth: (1) capital and margin requirements for security‑based swap dealers and major SBS participants for which there is not a Prudential Regulator; ...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
In a continuing effort to address the advent of narrowly tailored credit events (NTCEs) in the CDS market, ISDA is now preparing for the implementation of the changes designed to deter market participants from running these strategies.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the mutual fund/investment management industry:
Mayer Brown
Earlier this spring, the Nasdaq Stock Exchange (the "Nasdaq") filed a proposed amendment (the "Amendment") of its initial listing standards
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
ISDA said that preliminary results of a consultation show no consensus on whether contemplated fallback amendments to certain floating rate options that reference an IBOR should include a fallback trigger.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In an emergency action, the NFA suspended a CPO and CTA for failure to register their commodity pool with the NFA and for providing misleading information.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A futures commission merchant and retail forex dealer settled NFA charges for failing to compensate retail forex customers whose orders were adversely
Ropes & Gray LLP
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (the "CFTC") Division of Market Oversight recently issued CFTC Letter No. 19-19, which extends until August 12, 2022
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Delaware Supreme Court yesterday rejected a presumption of confidentiality for documents produced pursuant to books-and-records inspection requests under § 220 of the Delaware General Corporation
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On August 10, 2017, staff of the U.S. CFTC issued No-Action Letter 17-371, which provides relief with respect to the position limit disaggregation notice filing requirements under Rule 150.4(c)2...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Daniel Gorfine, the Chief Innovation Officer and Director of the LabCFTC initiative will leave the CFTC in mid-August of 2019.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A trader settled Commodity Exchange ("COMEX") and New York Mercantile Exchange ("NYMEX") charges (see here and here) for violating spoofing-related rules.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CFTC Chair Heath P. Tarbert will take over as sponsor of the CFTC's Agricultural Advisory Committee ("AAC").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC Division of Market Oversight ("DMO") extended time-limited no-action relief from certain position aggregation requirements.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The House Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit (the "Subcommittee")
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters and Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Sherrod Brown expressed their "strong opposition" to "weakening"
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
ISDA updated its global calendar of compliance deadlines and regulatory dates for OTC derivatives.
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Ruchelman PLLC
On August 8, 2018, the I.R.S. issued much-awaited proposed regulations under new Code §199A, which was added by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The provision was initially discussed in detail in our February 2018 edition.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A commodity trading firm settled CFTC charges for engaging in wash sales and noncompetitive transactions traded
Orrick
On June 25, the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) published a letter (dated June 17) sent by Steven Maijoor, ESMA Chair
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Le règlement (UE) n°2019/834 (EMIR Refit ou EMIR 2.1) publié au JOUE le 28 mai 2019 est entré en vigueur le 17 juin 2019.
Orrick
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On June 21, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") released its final rules (the "Final Rules") stating margin requirements for security-based
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Plaintiffs and defendants alike may have thought they felt tremors ripple through the legal system last month when, for the first time, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed dismissal of derivative claims based on...
Mayer Brown
Q2 2019 started out with a great deal of hope in the world of capital markets taxation.
Jones Day
The Divisions and the OCA released the Statement on July 12, 2019.
Orrick
On May 16, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. ("ISDA") published two consultations in connection with the potential discontinuation of certain interbank offered rates.
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