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
Market participants call for clearing decisions to be left to market forces and caution regulators about clearing house ownership
The bounce in the commodities sector following the financial crisis put a number of dealers on alert about money-making opportunities in Asia. Many leading dealers are amassing their resources in the region, particularly in the physical arena. But do...
CFTC fines ConAgra Trade Group for artificially pushing crude to $100 per barrel in January 2008, the year prices hit all-time peak of $147 per barrel
US regulators are hiring more staff in preparation for Dodd-Frank changes
Now that the dust has settled after the extraordinary May 6 ‘Flash Crash’, Victor Anderson catches up with FTEN’s Valerie Bannert-Thurner to discuss how technology can help guard against future crises
Dealers have made progress towards clearing swaths of the over-the-counter derivatives market. But market participants are likely to have to clear more awkward products to satisfy regulators’ demands. Mark Pengelly investigates
New legislation means more study and rule-makings needed, creating operational risks for banks
Derivatives reform in the US has kicked off a new era for the CFTC, which will see a significant expansion of its authority under the updated regulatory regime, as Pauline McCallion reports
This month, Scott O’Malia, a commissioner of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, puts his questions to James Newsome, member of the board of directors of the CME Group and a former CFTC chairman