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The Commission is issuing the Interim Final Rule to amend the CFTC Margin Rule by deferring for one year to September 1, 2021, compliance with ...
The third goal promises to emphasize “our tradition of principles-based regulation where appropriate” and to address “any regulations that no longer serve a regulatory purpose”
"A lack of liquidity and transparency can negatively impact the ability of derivatives markets participants to manage and mitigate risk"
The Final Rule generally prohibits persons who have, or whose principals have, in their backgrounds any of the statutory disqualifications from claiming a CPO registration ...
The Commission is proposing a set of principles for DCMs to address the prevention, detection, and mitigation of market disruptions and system anomalies associated with ...
Post-trade name give-up may still be necessary to accommodate trading mechanisms and infrastructures currently used for U.S. Treasury swap spreads that do not allow for ...
In response to significant concerns regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, BCBS/IOSCO decided to amend its margin policy framework to further extend the implementation schedule for the ...
The eligible affiliate counterparties electing the exemption must pay and collect variation margin on swaps with all other eligible affiliate counterparties with whom they enter ...
The Commission continues to interpret the term ‘‘virtual currency’’ broadly
The final rules inadvertently omitted § 39.13(g)(8)(iii), which was not proposed to be modified
Both registered and exempt CPOs will be required to represent that they and their respective principals are not subject to certain statutory disqualifications under the ...
The pandemic and market volatility that “has reached historic levels” explain the change
The Commission is issuing the Interim Final Rule as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019
The Commission is proposing that non-U.S. CPOs may claim an exemption from registration with respect to its qualifying offshore commodity pools
FINRA and the other SROs are now on the clock to publish their plans for the looming consolidated audit trail requirements after a divided Commission ...
“When the global benchmark contract for oil fluctuates in $50 swings two days in a row, something is broken—very broken”
The list of factors below is intended to provide a framework through which Division staff will evaluate the appropriate penalty to recommend to the Commission
The Commission restores text that had been inadvertently deleted in a prior rulemaking
The Commission proposes to exempt swaps entered into with a central bank, sovereign entity, or international financial institution from the Clearing Requirement
CIM placed orders at different bid and offer prices, but after being unable to fill the orders, Khorrami repeatedly modified the orders until the bid ...
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