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

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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 Commission (CFTC) has exclusive jurisdiction over manipulative conduct in natural gas futures markets, even if that conduct impacts FERC jurisdictional gas markets. See Brian Hunter v. Federal Energy Regulatory […] Read more →

by   |   March 19, 2013

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Proposed Minnesota Investment Adviser Legislation

Investment Advisers, Private Equity There is a bill working its way through the Minnesota state legislature that amends chapter 80A of the Minnesota Statutes to, among other things, implement investment adviser... Read more →

by   |   March 16, 2013

Mandatory Clearing of Swaps Begins

Derivatives Swap dealers, major swap participants and private funds active in the swaps market are required to begin clearing certain index credit default swaps, or CDS, and interest rate... Read more →

by   |   March 15, 2013

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ISS, Notices of Exempt Solicitation and HP

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities Pursuant to these definitive additional materials, ISS recently changed course and recommended a vote for HP’s say-on-pay this year. HP apparently obtained ISS’ change in... Read more →

by   |   March 13, 2013