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As the CFTC prepares to finalise its rules on extraterritoriality, some firms in Asia are working to minimise the impact on non-US entities
CFTC commissioner also hints that 15-second rule will be amended - and says final cross-border rules will include a new definition of ‘US person’
Sefs could lose out if OTC trading volumes move into listed products, says CFTC commissioner - but he is "comfortable" with decision to approve the CME's new swap future contract
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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