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CFTC Proposes Exemptions to Regulation of Transactions in ISO/RTO Markets as “Swaps” Under CEA

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Derivatives, Energy The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has proposed to exempt specific transactions in FERC-administered ISO and RTO markets and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) from the provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA).   The CFTC’s proposed exemption defines – then exempts as defined – the following specific transactions  from the CEA in the CAISO, […] Read more →

by   |   August 22, 2012


SEC Makes First Whistleblower Bounty Award

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has announced that it has made its first award to a whistleblower under its new Section 21F whistleblower program.  For background or a quick refresher, you can find our... Read more →

by   |   August 22, 2012

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Swap Market Participants May Now Register for CICIs (Interim LEIs) Required for Swap Data Reporting

Derivatives, Energy Today, the CFTC announced the launch of a website for swap market participants to register for CFTC Interim Compliant Identifiers (CICIs), which are interim versions of the legal... Read more →

by   |   August 21, 2012


ISDA Publishes Dodd-Frank Protocol to Facilitate Compliance

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Derivatives, Energy The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) has announced the launch of the August 2012 Dodd-Frank Protocol (DF Protocol). The DF Protocol is designed to... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2012