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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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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

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

CFTC Report Indicates CFTC Botched Swap Dealer De Minimis Exemption

Banking, Derivatives, Energy CFTC staff issued a preliminary report regarding the swap dealer de minimis exception. Under CFTC rules, market participants who exceed $8 billion in gross notional swap dealing... Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2015

CFTC Proposes Order to Exempt Southwest Power Pool Products

Derivatives, Energy Recently, the CFTC issued a Proposed Order in response to a 2013 request by the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) for exemption of certain SPP electric energy products from CFTC... Read more →

by   |   June 3, 2015