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CFTC Proposes Rule to Exclude Municipal Utilities from $25 Million De Minimis Swap Dealer Threshold

Derivatives, Energy Today the CFTC published its proposed rule that would exclude most swaps used by municipal utilities for hedging purposes from counting against the $25 million swap dealer de minimis threshold that currently applies to swaps with “special entities” (including municipal utilities, federal power marketing agencies, and other governmental organizations and pension plans and endowments). This […] Read more →

by   |   June 2, 2014

CFTC & FERC Take Steps to Implement Information Sharing MOU

Derivatives, Energy Today the CFTC and FERC announced the initial transmission of market data under the recently adopted CFTC-FERC Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for use in analyzing market... Read more →

by   |   March 5, 2014

FERC & CFTC sign MOUs on Jurisdiction and Information Sharing (Finally)

Derivatives, Energy On January 2, approximately three years after the applicable deadline under the Dodd-Frank Act, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission... Read more →

by   |   January 6, 2014

New Year Brings Changes to End User Reporting Requirements for Trade Options and Swaps

Derivatives, Energy The first half of 2014 will bring changes to the end user reporting requirements for trade options and swaps—namely, (1) the commencement of the annual Form TO reporting... Read more →

by and   |   December 31, 2013