Commodity futures trading commission (cftc)
After Barclays agreed to pay the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) $200 million on June 27, to settle a regulatory investigation into Libor manipulation, one BBC article described the derivatives...
CFTC commissioner Bart Chilton is determined to smoke out the financial wrongdoers who attempt to manipulate markets – and he is using the recent Libor fixing case as a test of the CFTC’s new powers...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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The collapse of Peregrine Financial Group, which comes just nine months after the bankruptcy of MF Global, has raised the pressure on US regulators to boost protection of customer funds held by futures commission merchants
Publication of swap rule will mark start of 60-day countdown to compliance with registration, reporting rules. Industry will find it "quite challenging" warns CFTC's O'Malia
The US energy industry scores a victory as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission finalises two key pieces of Dodd-Frank derivatives regulation, modifying its original proposals to ease the compliance burden on firms that operate in physical energy...
Chilton warns banks to either co-operate with regulators on the Volcker rule or get out of its way, as it is definitely happening
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has finalised only a fifth of its Dodd-Frank Act rule-makings, two years after the law was passed. Cost-benefit analysis concerns are slowing the process down – but the result is better regulation, lawyers say....
The Dodd-Frank Act’s new reporting regime could come into force in September, but key elements of the rules are still missing. While dealers try to fill in the gaps, they are also having to prepare for a reporting landscape fragmented across multiple...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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