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CFTC Approves Final Regulations Regarding Registration of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

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Banking, Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has approved final regulations establishing a registration process for swap dealers (“SDs”) and major swap participants (“MSPs”), although the rule defining the terms “swap dealer” and “major swap participant” has yet to be finalized. As such, the registration requirement will not go into effect until the definition becomes effective. Registration is done by […] Read more →

by   |   January 11, 2012

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CFPB Releases Mortgage Origination Examination Procedures

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, announced a key initial step in implementing its Nonbank Supervision program — the publication of the Mortgage Origination... Read more →

by   |   January 11, 2012

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Federal Insurance Office Director Outlines Role of FIO

Insurance Michael McRaith, Director, Federal Insurance Office, or FIO, gave his thoughts on the role of the FIO at the Property/Casualty Insurance Joint Industry Forum On January 10.... Read more →

by   |   January 11, 2012

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CFTC Volker Rule Proposal is a Rube Goldberg Contraption

Banking, Derivatives The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, has proposed rules implementing the so-called “Volcker Rule” requirements of Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street... Read more →

by   |   January 11, 2012