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CFTC Supplemental Proposal Would Authorize Exchanges to Administer More Flexible Approach to Bona Fide Hedge Exemption to Position Limits


Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has published a proposed supplement to its December 2013 proposed rule on position limits* that would, among other things, authorize designated contract markets and swap execution facilities (“exchanges”) to administer a more flexible approach to the bona fide hedge (“BFH”) exemption from position limits, allowing such exchanges to extend BFH recognition to hedges […] Read more →

by   |   June 14, 2016

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CFTC Proposes Guidance Clarifying that Certain Electric Capacity and Natural Gas Peaking Contracts are not “Swaps”

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has proposed guidance that certain capacity contracts in electric power markets and certain natural gas peaking supply contracts should not be considered... Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2016


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... Read more →

by   |   March 16, 2016

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SEC Proposes New Resource Extraction Rule

Energy, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed Rule 13q-1 and an amendment to Form SD to implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to disclosure of... Read more →

by   |   December 11, 2015