According to Businessweek, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission will be voting today on a new rule that will result in Treasury collateral being subject to a “prearranged and highly reliable funding arrangement.” Should the rule be passed, clearinghouses will be forced to back Treasury bonds with credit lines. The rule, according to experts, could cause […]
The new rule will alter the operations of the options market to be more like the stock market, where “obvious” trading errors are already handled under a single blanket set of rules.
Despite pleas from foreign markets and regulators alike, Gensler refuses to back down. During the address he stated that if a swap dealer, US or non-US, negotiates or executes a swap anywhere in the US, then it falls under Dodd-Frank.
The new rule is mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which was signed into law in 2010 as a means to create more transparency in the financial services industry in response to the 2008 financial crises.
According to bankingtech.com, senior financial industry executives are less than pleased with the US and EU’s inability to work together on the implementation of derivatives reforms and swap execution facilities. While the Dodd-Frank Act was instituted by the US government to help create transparency in the swaps market, often cited as a major cause of […]
In the investigation, the CFTC sat down with Susan Butterman to ask her some questions. Butterman, who would often pre-stamp several order forms, covering every time bracket as a ways to be prepared, told the CFTC said that she only stamped forms as orders were being processed.
Outside of enforcement actions, Mr. Meister enhanced collaborative relationships with the U.S. Justice department, the FBI, and many other domestic and foreign agencies. He also smoothed out the Division’s investigative and management techniques, increasing the speed in which cases were handled, and ensuring consistent enforcement actions across the board.
No global real estate market despite higher price synchronisation and growing role of international investors, central banks find (Press release, 18 February 2020) […]
In March 2019, FIA unveiled a board-level Diversity Committee and an initiative addressing the importance of diversity and inclusion in our industry. The committee, chaired by board member Alicia...The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission advanced a proposed rulemaking on position limits in a 3-2 vote on Jan. 30. The proposal, which will be open for public comment for 90 days,...FIA formally petitioned the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to amend its rules to clarify the margin treatment of separate customer accounts.Washington, DC—Summary statistics released today by FIA show that trading activity in the global exchange-traded derivatives markets rose by 13.7% in 2019 to reach a record of 34.47 billion...On 8 January 2020, FIA and ISDA responded jointly to ESMA’s consultation “ MiFID II review report on position limits and position management and draft technical advice on weekly position reports...FIA’s U.S. Commodities members recently filed a response to the CFTC proposal relating to the implementation schedule for the CFTC’s uncleared margin rules. Last October, the CFTC proposed...FIA welcomes and appreciates the work of European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis and his staff on their recent announcement of a one-year equivalence determination in the...(Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]
Markets Committee calls for wider adoption of global code of conduct for foreign exchange markets (Press release, 30 January 2020) […]
The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Sveriges Riksbank and the Swiss National Bank, together with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), have created a group to share experiences as they assess the potential case for central bank digital currency (CBDC) in their home jurisdictions. (Press release, 21 January 2020) […]
The BIS Board of Directors has decided to invite the central banks of Kuwait, Morocco and Vietnam to become members of the BIS. This is the first such expansion since 2011 and will take the number of members to 63. […]
One of the best ways you can protect your investment portfolio is to monitor your holdings and activity. You should make it a habit to review online or paper account statements and trade confirmations on a regular basis. You should review your statement as soon as you receive it to confirm it correctly reflects your investment decisions and any actions you made or authorized during the time the statement covers. […]
Press release about the Basel Committee launching the consolidated Basel Framework, 16 December 2019. […]
Press release: Basel Committee invites comments on the design of a prudential treatment for crypto-assets, 12 December 2019. […]
Press release: CPMI report sets out considerations for developers of wholesale digital tokens, 12 December 2019 […]
Press release: CPMI and IOSCO share authorities´ experiences in cooperation to increase FMI safety and efficiency, 10 December 2019 […]
BIS Press Release - Easing trade tensions lift sentiment: BIS Quarterly Review, 8 December 2019 […]
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Press release about the Basel Committee publishing consultation paper on revisions to the credit valuation adjustment risk framework, 28 November 2019. […]
Press release about the Basel Committee issuing guiding principles for the operationalisation of a sectoral countercyclical capital buffer, 27 November 2019. […]
Press release about the Basel Committee publishing more details on global systemically important banks (22 November 2019) […]
Press release about the Basel Committee issuing a Report on open banking and application programming interfaces, 19 November 2019. […]
Press release about the Basel Committee consulting on Pillar 3 disclosure templates related to banks' market risk and sovereign exposures, 14 November 2019. […]
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today launched the BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Singapore. […]
Appointments made to lead BIS central bank groups, 11 November 2019. […]
Benoît Cœuré has been appointed to head BIS Innovation Hub, 11 November 2019. […]