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CFTC Proposes Rules Establishing Duties of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

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Derivatives The Commodity Futures Trading, or CFTC, has proposed regulations to implement new statutory provisions enacted by Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  The proposed regulations set forth certain duties imposed upon swap dealers and major swap participants registered with the CFTC with regard to: risk management procedures; monitoring of […] Read more →

by   |   November 16, 2010

CFTC Publishes Whistleblower Proposal—Double Jeopardy for SEC Registrants?

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Public Companies and Securities The CFTC has published its proposed whistleblower rules.  In a keynote address to the Practising Law Institute’s Securities Regulation Institute on November 11, 2010, CFTC... Read more →

by   |   November 15, 2010

CFTC to Consider Real-Time Public Reporting of Swap Transaction Data Nov. 19

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Public Companies and Securities The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, will hold a public meeting on Friday, November 19, 2010, to consider the issuance of proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank... Read more →

by   |   November 14, 2010

Stacks of Coins

Notice Requirements for Noninterest-bearing Transaction Accounts

Banking A final rule imposes three notice and disclosure requirements to ensure that Insured Depository Institutions, or IDIs, and depositors are aware of and understand the types of... Read more →

by   |   November 14, 2010