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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC awarded approximately $1.5 million to an individual whistleblower for information provided in connection ...
Hogan Lovells
In a recent decision that could have critical implications for corporate internal investigations conducted pursuant to a government agency's request, the Southern District of New York expressed concern...
Jones Day
The Resolution Stay Regulations require GSIBs to amend or otherwise remediate a wide range of financial contracts and are reaching into potentially unexpected corners of the markets.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC charged a former commodities trading company executive with attempting to conceal losses in a trading book.
Jones Day
Following up on its September market consultations for FRNs and syndicated loans, the ARRC published final recommended fallback language for both products on April 25, 2019.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CFTC Chair J. Christopher Giancarlo urged U.S. regulators to clarify obligations for dealers to exchange initial margin ("IM") where requirements are below the $50 million threshold amount
Mayer Brown
On April 25, 2019, the Alternative Reference Rates Committee ("ARRC") published "ARRC Recommendations Regarding More Robust Fallback Language for New Issuances of LIBOR Floating Rate Notes" ("ARRC Recommendations").
Jones Day
The Enforcement Manual is intended to guide the work of the DOE and increase transparency
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Legislative reform to the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) has now been finalised and the changes are expected to take effect in or around June 2019.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC summarized the results of a reverse stress test and a liquidation stress test of central counterparties ("CCPs").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture, CFTC Chair J. Christopher Giancarlo described the agency's efforts to achieve "balanced market oversight."
Proskauer Rose LLP
On April 19, 2019, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved a final rule revising the annual privacy notice delivery requirements applicable to CFTC registered commodity trading
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) issued a press release detailing recommended fallback language for floating rate notes and syndicated loans.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and the CFTC Office of Customer Education and Outreach warned investors about fraud on digital assets and cryptocurrency trading websites.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC notified a British-Swiss commodities trading and mining firm that its organization and its subsidiaries are under investigation for violations of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA)
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
As a part of its comprehensive review of swap data reporting regulations, the CFTC approved a proposal intended to improve "the quality of swap data" and the swap data repository (SDR) operations
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
An CFTC final rule allowing exceptions from the requirement that "covered persons" (i.e., futures commission merchants, retail foreign exchange dealers, CTAs, CPOs,
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC proposed amending its regulations to "enhance certain risk management and reporting obligations, clarify the meaning of certain provisions, simplify processes for registration and reporting...
Ropes & Gray LLP
On March 25, 2019, the National Futures Association ("NFA") adopted rule amendments and a related interpretive notice that will, for the first time, impose a swaps proficiency exam requirement
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A global commodities trading team agreed to pay a fine of $75,000 to settle Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group charges for natural gas futures position limit violations.
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