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Regulators Warn on Risks of Leveraged Loans


Banking, Private Equity The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency have issued joint supervisory guidance on leveraged lending.  It remains to be seen how this guidance may affect private equity groups and acquisition financing.  According to the Wall Street Journal, Wall Street […] Read more →

by   |   March 21, 2013

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CFTC’s Initial Attempts at Data Collection Fail

Derivatives Since the beginning of 2013, the CFTC has required certain market participants to report their interest rate and credit index swap trades to a swap data repository, or... Read more →

by   |   March 21, 2013

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CFTC Reminds All Swap Counterparties of April 10 Deadline to Obtain a CICI Identifier

Derivatives The Division of Market Oversight, or DMO, and Office of Data and Technology, or ODT of the CFTC have issued an advisory reminding all swap counterparties of the imminent April 10,... Read more →

by   |   March 20, 2013


DC Circuit Tells FERC That CFTC Has Exclusive Jurisdiction Over Manipulation in Futures Markets Even If It Impacts FERC Markets

Derivatives, Energy, Public Companies and Securities On Friday, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that the Commodity Futures Trading... Read more →

by   |   March 19, 2013