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
Sef and sound?
Risk awards 2011
Commissioner supports publishing position limits proposals for public comment; continues to call for interim position "points" system to collect data
US regulator fails to vote on position limits proposal; questions raised about data availability
Exceptions to the rule
Pilot comes at a time when news reports suggest a group of 10 banks plan to launch a bank-only FX trading platform
The CFTC announces its proposals on swap execution facilities on December 9, which could trigger a race to meet the new definition.
Flash crash physics
CFTC commissioners are concerned about the breadth of the Dodd-Frank swap dealer definition; staff call for electricity sector comments
Wind sector seeks equal treatment from FERC rules
The price you pay
Senior regulators reveal "concern" over segregation of margin and swap data repositories
Legally segregated/operationally commingled approach to margin segregation attracts praise from buy- and sell-side.
CFTC continues derivatives reform rule-making, staff and commissioners concerned about timetable and resources
Experts link drop in natural gas trading activity and liquidity to fundamentals and regulatory uncertainty
Ice Trust estimates it might have to increase initial margin by 63% to cover risk.