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CFTC Proposes Clearing Determination for Credit Default Swaps and Interest Rate Swaps

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Derivatives The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed new rules to require certain credit default swaps, or CDS, and interest rate swaps to be cleared by registered derivatives clearing organizations, or DCOs. The proposed rule is the first clearing determination by the CFTC under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Under the proposed […] Read more →

by   |   July 25, 2012

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CFTC Approves Regulations to Phase in Clearing Requirements

Banking, Derivatives, Investment Advisers The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved final regulations that establish a schedule to phase in compliance with new clearing requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall... Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2012


Office of Financial Research Issues Annual Report

Banking The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Financial Research, or OFR, has released its inaugural Annual Report to Congress.  Under the Dodd-Frank Act, the OFR must report... Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2012

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DTCC-SWIFT to Provide Legal Entity Identifiers for Swap Transactions

Banking, Derivatives The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, has issued an order designating DTCC-SWIFT as the provider of the legal entity identifiers, or LEI, which will be used by... Read more →

by   |   July 24, 2012