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CFTC Amends De Minimis Threshold, Proposes Changes To Swaps Trading Rules
The CFTC voted to adopt final rules to amend the swap dealer de minimis threshold and to propose changes to swaps trading rules.
United States
12 Nov 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.
United States
16 Oct 2018
Bank Regulators Allow QFC Amendments To Unmargined Legacy Swaps
U.S. "prudential regulators" (i.e., the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the FDIC, Farm Credit Administration, and FHFA) adopted amendments to uncleared swap margin requirements.
United States
27 Sep 2018
ISDA And CCMC Recommend "Safe Harbor" For SEC-CFTC Swaps Regimes
The ISDA-CCMC paper provides a novel solution to what is a tricky regulatory problem.
United States
26 Sep 2018
CFTC Chair Encourages Deference In Cross-Border Swap Authority
CFTC Chair J. Christopher Giancarlo emphasized the need for the CFTC to act with deference toward non-U.S. markets and offered recommendations on a new approach to cross-border swaps reform.
United States
14 Sep 2018
CFTC Provides Limited De Minimis Relief For Loan-Related Swaps
The CFTC Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight ("DSIO") granted time-limited, conditional no-action relief to a bank and its affiliates – allowing them to exclude certain swaps ...
United States
5 Sep 2018
Market Participants Comment On CFTC-Proposed Amendments To Swap Dealer De Minimis Exception
The proposal (summarized here) would leave the notional threshold at $8 billion in swap dealing activity, and add certain exceptions to the types of transactions required to be counted toward the threshold.
United States
23 Aug 2018
Signs, Signs, Everywhere A Sign: Changes In Store For SEC Enforcement Under The Trump Administration
Even before President Trump's nomination of Jay Clayton as the next Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission")...
United States
15 Mar 2017
The Trump Administration: President Trump Issues Executive Actions On Dodd-Frank And The DOL Fiduciary Rule
On February 3, 2017, President Trump signed two executive actions intended to provide a framework for scaling back the Dodd-Frank Act ("Dodd-Frank Act") and rescinding....
United States
15 Feb 2017
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