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CFTC Commissioner Says No Dodd-Frank Delay Is Necessary

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Banking, Broker-Dealer, Derivatives, Energy HR 1573 provides for an 18-month extension for implementing certain derivative provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.  According to CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton, no such extension is necessary.  According to Mr. Chilton “While regulatory agencies may not be able to make every deadline required under the reform bill, because we want to fine-tune such rules and […] Read more →

by   |   April 19, 2011

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CFTC and Bank Regulators Propose Capital & Margin Rules for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

Banking, Derivatives, Energy Yesterday the CFTC and a group of “prudential regulators”[1] proposed rules regarding capital and margin requirements for uncleared swaps entered into by swap dealers (SDs)... Read more →

by   |   April 13, 2011


CFTC Takes Early Enforcement Action Against “Spoofing” in Derivatives Markets

Banking, Derivatives, Energy Recently, the CFTC filed and simultaneously settled charges for $550,0000 against Bunge Global Markets, Inc. (“Bunge”) regarding allegations that Bunge employees had engaged... Read more →

by   |   April 13, 2011

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CFPB and National Association of Attorneys General Presidential Initiative Working Group Release Joint Statement of Principles

Consumer Protection The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, and the Presidential Initiative Working Group of the National Association of Attorneys General announced agreement on a Joint... Read more →

by   |   April 12, 2011