International Regulatory Update

• On September 9, IOSCO released a Final Report on Commodity Derivatives Supervisory Principles. • On September 4, ESMA released Guidelines and Recommendations regarding the implementation of PFMIs for CCPs.…

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CFTC Exemptive Letter CPO-PQR

On September 8, the CFTC published exemptive relief for certain CPOs for CPO-PQR filings. CPOs that only operate pools pursuant to CFTC regulations 4.5 or 4.13(3) are provided exemptive relief…

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Cross Border Implementation

On September 10, the Over-the-Counter Derivatives Regulators Group (ODRG) issued a report that provides an update to the G20 on further progress in resolving OTC derivatives cross-border implementation issues and…

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Massad announces Open Meeting Sept 17

CFTC Chairman Massad announced that the CFTC would hold an open meeting to discuss: Proposed Rule on Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants Final…

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CFTC Grants JOBS Act Relief

The CFTC exemptive letter provides consistency with the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS ACT), which was enacted on April 5, 2012.  Pursuant to a legislative directive, the SEC adopted…

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ISDA publishes 2014 Credit Derivatives Protocol

ISDA has published here a dedicated page for information related to the protocol, including guidance and frequently asked questions. The protocol provides a means for market participants to amend certain existing credit default swap contracts to incorporate the new 2014 CDS definitions. (more…)

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