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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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CFTC Proposes Changes to Trade Option Rules for End Users

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Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has proposed several important changes that would alleviate the reporting and recordkeeping obligations of end users with respect to trade options (or provide by rule certain relief currently only available under no-action letter) and alter certain other aspects of the existing trade option rule in Section 32.3 of the CFTC’s regulations. Trade options […] Read more →

by   |   May 7, 2015

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CFTC Says Securitization SPVs Eligible for End-User Exception

Derivatives The CFTC issued a no-action letter to Ford Motor Credit to clarify that a securitization special purpose vehicle, or SPV, that is wholly-owned by, and consolidated with, a captive... Read more →

by   |   May 4, 2015

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Dodd-Frank Anti-Spoofing Statute Not Void for Vagueness For High Frequency Trader

Derivatives, Litigation In United States v. Coscia, the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division declined to dismiss an indictment for “spoofing” against a high... Read more →

by   |   April 18, 2015

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CFTC Pushes Dodd-Frank Boundaries With Manipulation Case

Derivatives, Energy In the first case of its kind, the CFTC has accused Kraft Food Groups, Inc. and former parent Mondelez Global LLC with manipulation pursuant to Section 6(c)(1) of the Commodities... Read more →

by   |   April 4, 2015