Commodity futures trading commission (cftc)
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...
Dealers worry about the impact on liquidity unless single-name and index trades can be margined together
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...
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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...
At a busy conference in London in June, leaders of the operational risk management industry expressed doubt over the outcome of regulatory reform efforts, and called on banks to make their own operational improvements
Chairman Gensler is understood to have relented on ‘substituted compliance’ in order to pass the proposed guidance
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