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FSOC Holds Executive Sessions to Discuss MF Global and Europe


Banking, Derivatives The Financial Stability Oversight Council, established pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act, has recently held executive sessions to discuss a couple of high profile topics: On October 31, 2011, FSOC convened by teleconference to discuss developments regarding MF Global. Members of the Council provided oral reports. No votes were taken during the meeting.  The meeting lasted […] Read more →

by   |   December 6, 2011

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CFTC Approves Final Rules on Customer Funds

Derivatives The CFTC has approved a final rule on investment of customer funds in the wake of the MF Global bankruptcy.  Interestingly, the CFTC repeatedly cites the MF Global comment letter... Read more →

by   |   December 5, 2011

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Comparing the CFTC Position Limits Litigation with the SEC Proxy Access Litigation

Derivatives The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., or ISDA, and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, or SIFMA, have filed a legal challenge to the... Read more →

by   |   December 4, 2011

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CFTC Issues Interpretation Concerning Dodd-Frank Anti-Fraud Authority

Consumer Protection, Derivatives The CFTC has issued an interpretation that relates to anti-fraud authority provided in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  The interpretation is the... Read more →

by   |   December 2, 2011