Treacherous path ahead
Under the bar, over the top?
Market participants say CFTC proposals should be more detailed, more prescriptive
CFTC’s latest position limits plan attracts thousands of comments; opinion deeply divided; new commissioner to affect final vote
Anti-manipulation proposal could be challenged if made law; former CFTC enforcement director calls for clear standard based on precedent
Squeezing out speculative capital will affect commodity market liquidity, regulator must engage with market to prevent unintended consequences
Commission split on budget proposal to part-fund agency with fees
New regulatory fixes only a partial solution as industry anticipates jurisdiction shopping by secretive clients
Analysts at Barclays Capital say block trade reporting rules under Dodd-Frank Act will create additional risk for dealers
Caps in hand?
Cash contracts have “no impact on supply and demand”
Dunn joins O’Malia in calling for additional funding for regulator
Firm might not be able to live with 99% reduction in minimum capital requirement under Dodd-Frank Act, says chief executive
Proposed US rules might require changes to standardised global derivatives agreement
Concerns remain over position limits for commodity traders under Dodd-Frank Act as CFTC issues plan for public comment
Industry groups oppose limits on dealer stakes in clearing houses
Caught in the net?
Editor's letter: January 2011
CFTC proposal sparks row over CCP membership