Swaps clearing deadline nears, as close to 250 to 300 U.S. investment managers are required to begin clearing swaps transactions by June 10th.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is striving to limit and prevent technology breakdowns at at venues handling stock, options and bond trades, by proposing a new rule to prevent malfunctions that could harm markets.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today their plan to finalize regulations to clarify rules concerning persons associated with swap dealers.
A proposed financial EU transaction tax would damage the region’s economies, says ICAP, one of the world’s largest inter-bank brokers.
The U.S. Federal Reserve has approved a final rule that will clarify the process that the new U.S. risk council will follow when designating nonbank financial firms.
The SEC stated on Tuesday that public postings on sites such as Facebook and Twitter are now allowed to communicate company announcements.
The CFTC has adopted a rule that exempts interaffiliate trades from the Dodd-Frank Act requirements for clearing.
The CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) has issued a time-limited no-action relief for swap dealers and major swap participants.
The world’s largest futures exchange, CME Group Inc., is pushing to expand its European business as it begins a new London-based market.
Oil industry companies have largely managed to avoid the scrutiny of derivatives trading and registration as swap dealers, according to Reuters.