Commodity futures trading commission (cftc)
The role of ETFs in the US market “flash crash” on 6 May is under scrutiny following a preliminary report suggesting ETFs and index futures were linked to the event.
Proposed rule changes from Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) are a good but incomplete solution to operational risk within exchange infrastructures...
US senators have published a climate change bill establishing a cap-and-trade system for power plants and industrials that permits only exchange-traded and cleared transactions.
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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NYSE, SEC and CFTC claim 'fat finger' error not the cause of last week's stock market plunge.
US legislators are pressing for reforms that will lead to a big shake-up in how over-the-counter derivatives are bought and sold. The question is how this will affect the structured notes market. John Ferry reports
The debate over derivatives regulation could provide momentum for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to impose position limits on energy trading proposed in January.
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission approves exchange-traded film futures, but the industry and Congress might block the business before trading can begin
The US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry has approved the Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act, containing some of the strongest derivatives reforms proposed since the financial crisis.
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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