On Thursday the CFTC approved the Swaps Block Rule, the Made Available to Trade Rule, the SEF rules, and the Interpretive Guidance and Policy Statement on Disruptive Practices.
The CFTC voted 3-2 to pass the Swaps Blocks Rule. The CFTC also voted 3-2 to approve the Made Available to trade rule. The agency voted 4-1 to pass the SEF rules. Lastly, the Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the Interpretive Guidance and Policy Statement on Disruptive Practices.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commision (CFTC) is investigating a large number of trades in energy and metal markets to determine whether traders illegally used over-the-counter swaps markets to trade futures.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is considering making adjustments to the Enhancing Protections Afforded Customers and Customer Funds Held by Futures Commission Merchants and Derivatives Clearing Organizations proposed rule.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will vote next week on the Swap Execution Facilities (SEF) rules overseeing derivatives under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act.
The CFTC is reportedly contemplating lowering the number of price quotes a buyer is required to request before trading swaps.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is reportedly “seriously” looking into whether Bitcoin may fall under its scope.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) gave last-minute relief to Foreign Exchange prime brokers after listening to complaints that the market could be threatened by new business conduct rules.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. (DTCC) sued the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday claiming that the derivatives regulator made “anti-competitive rules,” regarding swap trading data, that favor two rival companies.
The bankers and ministers are attempting to block a CFTC proposal, aimed to be instituted in mid-July, that would require overseas offices of American-based banks, foreign institutions and hedge funds to turn over data on foreign trades if they involve U.S. customers, or are guaranteed by a financial institution with American ties, according to the New York Times. Their complaint with this proposal is that it is both “redundant and excessive.”