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CFTC Opens Broad Inquiry into Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting


Energy Following up on its January 21, 2014, formation of an interdivisional staff working group (Working Group) to review its swap data reporting and other provisions of Part 45 of its regulations, on March 19, 2014, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) opened a broad inquiry into those rules. The Working Group had been asked, among […] Read more →

by   |   March 26, 2014


CFTC Schedules Conference on Regulatory Treatment of Forward Contracts with Embedded Volumetric Optionality

Energy The CFTC will hold a public conference on Thursday April 3, 2014, to discuss end-user issues with the Dodd-Frank Act, including the appropriate regulatory treatment of forward... Read more →

by   |   March 7, 2014


Industry Has Until April 16 to Comment on Restricting the Physical Commodity Activities of Financial Holding Companies

Energy The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) has extended the date – until April 16, 2014 – to comment on whether additional restrictions should be imposed on... Read more →

by   |   March 4, 2014

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Make CFTC Large Trader Report Available to FERC by the End of February, Eight Democratic Senators Tell CFTC Chairman

Energy On February 7, 2014, eight United States Senators told Acting Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Mark Wetjen to either (1) make the CFTC’s Large Trader Report... Read more →

by   |   February 17, 2014