Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
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
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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
Crop of the props
Banks considering a variety of measures to identify proprietary trading and so meet the requirements of the Volcker rule, but none is foolproof, say dealers
More guidance is needed from the CFTC on the definition of a swap, according to Ferc and other industry associations concerned about regulatory overlap
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