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Commissioner says lowering futures block trade thresholds skirts the intent of Dodd-Frank
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Exchanges plan futures in response to RIN price surge
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.