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.
Exceptions to the rule
US interim reporting rule attracts timing concerns
EU puts high-frequency trading on the block
Lead investigator for SEC defends agency's findings
US regulator is working on registration procedures, as well as market abuse codes, says CFTC CIO Rogers
Current levels of pre-trade price transparency in interest rate swaps (IRS) are acceptable, according to an end-user survey conducted by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.
US market participants say Dodd-Frank reforms should be phased in, foresee uncertainty and potential market disruption post-implementation
Mutual funds pulling money out of US stocks amid fears of gaming by HFT investors
CFTC deals with pre-enactment swaps reporting and tells energy companies to maintain required data until Dodd-Frank definitions are finalised
Proposed limits on CCP ownership aimed at reducing conflicts of interest
All 209 Isda primary members could qualify as swap dealers under the Dodd-Frank Act, says CFTC chairman.
Energy companies say key definitions in recently adopted US financial legislation are too broad or need clarifying, and call for additional 'trader' classification
New US Commodity and Futures Trading Commission rules will hasten flow of retail foreign exchange business abroad
Keeping on top of the swaps
Markit/DTCC joint venture will register as designated swap execution facility under US financial reform, despite having no plans for trade execution
The US CFTC leverage rules on retail foreign exchange transactions less harsh