Forex spot is expected to be exempt from US clearing and exchange trading rules, but rolling spot could be classified as a CFD and so be included within the scope of Dodd-Frank
The days either side of the first US clearing deadline saw last-minute decisions by clients and regulators, operational niggles and some illegality. The industry expects breaches of the rules to get...
This webinar looks at the current state of enterprise stress testing and unveils findings of a new study on Enterprise-level Stress Testing (one of several research papers in Chartis' The Risk Enabled Enterprise ® research program)
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With the end of the agency's marathon Dodd-Frank Act rulemaking in sight, CFTC commissioner Scott O'Malia wants to go back and fix what he sees as mistakes. By Peter Madigan
After missing numerous deadlines to finalise the criteria for Sefs, the CFTC will not publish the rules until late April at the earliest, much to the frustration of market participants
The first clearing mandates came into force in the US on March 11, but there is still plenty of uncertainty about how certain parts of the new regulatory framework will function. In this roundtable ...
Implementation of Dodd-Frank Act raises op risk concerns, conference hears
A large number of offshore funds could be classified as US persons once a CFTC exemption expires in July, subjecting them to Dodd-Frank transaction-level rules
Lack of clarity on CCP equivalency leaves South African rules in limbo, says National Treasury's Natalie Labuschagne
While the Group of 20 nations want to see progress with financial regulatory reforms, individual authorities around the world are reluctant to relinquish domestic sovereignty over standards for cent...
A difference in margin approach between swaps and futures may mean the latter are not assessed on their level of riskiness
Preparations are "running very smoothly" says CFTC chairman, ahead of first clearing deadline
Overseer of Volcker rule work says five US agencies should produce a single rule – and are not planning to harmonise it with Europe's ring-fencing proposals
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.