Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
The bankruptcy of MF Global should prompt the CFTC to reconsider the $50 million cap on minimum capital requirements set by CCPs on clearing members, say bankers
Pushed to the margins
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More Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) articles
CFTC and Goldman Sachs executives discuss role of speculators in commodities markets during times of volatility
The vast majority of respondents to a Risk.net poll do not believe G-20 members will meet the end-2012 deadline for all standardised OTC derivatives to be cleared through CCPs
The cross-product margining maze
Costs and benefits of proposals were not properly studied, according to CFTC commissioner Jill Sommers - a failing that could expose its rules to legal challenges, lawyers warn
Supervisor will publish its own Volcker rule for consultation – although little progress has been made so far, says CFTC commissioner
ECB invokes US legal amendment providing it with broad immunities and says it might stop using US dealers unless granted exemptions from Dodd-Frank Act rules
CFTC says 38 FCMs would be able to act as OTC clearing members under $50 million capital limit - but dealers fear it will weaken CCPs, and call for tough membership rules to redress the balance
"The pursuit by industry of legitimate and appropriate risk management is now made unduly onerous," says CFTC commissioner Scott O'Malia
CFTC chairman says European regulators should expand scope of Emir to include all derivatives, rather than OTC only
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