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CFTC Eliminates Certain Trade Option Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for End Users

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC approved a final rule today that removes trade option* reporting and recordkeeping requirements applicable to non-swap dealer/major swap participant counterparties (“Non-SD/MSPs” or “end users” for purposes of this summary). The rule will become effective upon publication in the federal register, which should occur prior to the April 1, 2016 expiration of the CFTC’s... Read more →

by   |   March 16, 2016

CFTC Provides Delivery Method for Volcker Rule CEO Attestation

Derivatives The Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, announced that certain banking entities subject to Appendix B of Part... Read more →

by   |   March 15, 2016

CFTC Beats Kraft’s Motion to Dismiss on Novel Claim

Derivatives, Litigation In the first case of its kind, the CFTC 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   |   December 22, 2015

CFTC Adopts Final Margin Rules for Uncleared Swaps

Banking, Derivatives The CFTC has approved a final rule on margin requirements for uncleared swaps for swap dealers (SDs) and major swap participants (MSPs). The new regulation addresses margin... Read more →

by   |   December 16, 2015