Breaking the rules
The CFTC’s to-do list from Sefs to Volcker
More Dodd-Frank Act articles
A recent Dodd-Frank-led decline in swap volumes between Asian and US counterparties has been reversed following CFTC intervention
Basel capital rules and regulatory reform stymie risk appetite of major banks in commodities
An acquisitive spirit
Corporate treasurers remain concerned about increased hedging costs as a result of new regulation, and expect banks to pass the costs on – despite exemptions for corporate hedging
A panel of experts discuss the challenges posed new regulation - and in particular, those relating to data collection and reporting
Buy-side firms need to begin negotiating OTC clearing documentation now or risk being forced to adopt one-size-fits-all standard templates
Last month’s court ruling against the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s position limits rule once again highlighted the uncertainty around regulation that players in the energy market are having...
Publicly owned utilities say a growing number of energy companies are refusing to trade with them ahead of the deadline for swap dealer registration
The decision by Ice to speed up the transition of its cleared OTC energy contracts to futures reflects regulatory uncertainty, and is likely to be replicated by other exchanges, says CFTC commissioner
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