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CFTC to Propose Definitions of “Swap Dealer” and “Major Swap Participant” on Dec 1

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Derivatives, Energy, Insurance The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, to consider the issuance of proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the following topics: Further definition of “swap dealer,” “security-based swap dealer,” “major swap participant” and “eligible contract participant. Core principles... Read more →

by   |   November 24, 2010

Paperwork Galore: SEC Proposes Rules Requiring Public Reporting by Exempt Investment Advisers

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC has proposed rules (Release No. IA-3110) requiring public reporting by exempt investment advisers.  The proposed reporting requirements for exempt investment advisers,... Read more →

by   |   November 20, 2010

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SEC Proposes Rules on Security-Based Swap Reporting

Derivatives The SEC has proposed new rules entailing how security-based swap transactions should be reported and publicly disseminated. The rules are proposed under Title VII of the... Read more →

by   |   November 19, 2010

CFTC Proposes Rule on Real Time Public Reporting of Swap Transaction and Pricing Data

Derivatives Section 727 of the Dodd-Frank Act amends the Commodity Exchange Act by inserting a new section 2(a)(13), which requires public availability of swap transaction data.  The... Read more →

by   |   November 19, 2010