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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

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What’s Next Under the Congressional Review Act?

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Energy, Trump As we reported, the House and Senate have passed a joint resolution under the Congressional Review Act disapproving the SEC Resource Extraction Rule and that President Trump was expected to sign the legislation that eliminates the regulation. What else is there percolating under the Congressional Review Act? According to the White House, H.J. Res 38 would […] Read more →

by   |   February 4, 2017

CFTC Extends Exemptions of RTO Energy Products to Bar Private Rights of Action

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC quelled a controversy that had emerged regarding its proposed exemption of certain specified energy products transacted in Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO) by... Read more →

by   |   October 24, 2016

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... Read more →

by   |   June 14, 2016

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