Commodity futures trading commission (cftc)
If a clearing business is part of an institution that also makes markets in over-the-counter derivatives, there are lots of things it cannot do. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) summed...
Dealers have been given the go-ahead to bundle together execution and clearing businesses – offering cut-price clearing as a way to attract clients to their trading desks. That could shut would-be rivals...
US federal commodity position limits were defeated in court in September, but the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has not thrown in the towel. In a two-pronged attack, the agency is expected to appeal...
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Just under 40 of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Dodd-Frank rules have been finalised and there are now only 14 to go. But they include some of the most controversial new regulations, and six have existed in proposal form for 500 days...
A recent Dodd-Frank-led decline in swap volumes between Asian and US counterparties has been reversed following CFTC intervention
Regulator estimated first-round costs at $100,000 - but some dealers claim to have spent $750,000
The CFTC's broad definition of a US person could leave European hedge funds facing conflicting rules
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.
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