Utilities, oil producers and trading firms are urging the CFTC to issue clarification on contracts with embedded volumetric optionality
CFTC exempts ‘utility operations-related swaps’ from contributing towards $25 million special entity threshold under Dodd-Frank
Some banks are scared to make prices on platforms that offer both an order book and request-for-quote trading – other users might be able to game them by using the two approaches in conjunction, the...
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Tensions are building between US state regulators and the Federal Insurance Office, the body established by the Dodd-Frank Act to monitor the insurance industry and represent the US on prudential insurance matters.
Thomas Leonardi, head insurance regulator for Connecticut, argues that the Dodd-Frank reforms of insurance supervision may not address the causes of the crisis
If a clearing house runs into trouble, its first phone call will be to commercial providers of liquidity. Its second – and last – option is to turn to the central bank. That is an arrangement some central banks have been willing to formalise. But...
Trading platforms claim allowing US persons to trade on MTFs could subject non-US clients to US rules
Two studies show how financial industry cash and lobbying shape US regulations – and how they could be undermining Fed efforts on macro-prudential oversight
Subtle change of direction signalled by CFTC chairman nominee at Senate confirmation hearing
Impartial access rules for Sefs allow firms to gatecrash interdealer market
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