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Interest rate swap clearing volumes at CME leapt 2,172% between August and September, and dealers say one firm is responsible for the surge
Putting a stop to prop
The recommendations of global regulators to harmonise commodity derivatives regulation have received praise from brokers for not trying to divide 'speculation' from 'hedging'
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The confidentiality of energy trading data provided to regulators for market monitoring purposes continues to concern market players and regulators alike, after August leak by senator Sanders
CFTC commissioner says agency received a wake-up call when one SEC rule was booted out by the US appeals court
Despite a CFTC proposal that attacks an industry clearing document, the core of the text can survive, says lawyer at Isda's New York conference
The fixed-income flash crash
More than half of respondents expect regulators to back down over extraterritoriality application of margin rules
Algos go OTC
The database race
Commodity trading data leak relights speculation debate
Vermont senator Bernie Sanders unleashed a furore last month when he posted confidential US Commodity Futures Trading Commission data on his website showing the names and aggregate positions levels of...
Grey skies over give-ups
A proposal prohibiting an Isda-FIA clearing document highlights rift within CFTC, with Republican appointees claiming they were kept in the dark
The CFTC's attempt to protect non-US regulators from an indemnity clause in the Dodd-Frank Act will fail, European regulators fear
Congressman Darrell Issa attacks margin rules that threaten to isolate US banks. Foreign regulators say they have no plans to copy the proposals
The appearance of the Sef Clarification Act last month, coupled with a changing mood in Washington, DC, has given rise to a more positive outlook among e-commerce experts
Japan FSA's 25:1 leverage limit implemented on August 1 could kill the popularity of the carry trade for retail investors, says Gain Capital's chief executive
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