The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved the applications of SwapEx LLC, GFI Swaps Exchange LLC, and MarketAxess SEF Corporation for temporary registration as swap execution facilities (SEFs) pursuant to section 5h of the Commodity Exchange Act and section 37.3(c) of the Commission’s regulations.
President Barack Obama met with Wall St regulators on Monday, August 19th 2013 to discuss the progress made after the 2010 passing of the Dodd-Frank Act.
It was announced on Sunday that President Obama is planning to meet with key regulatory officials Today to discuss the advancement of Dodd-Frank.
Hurricane Sandy took a physical toll on New York City, but a joint meeting of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on the topic of disaster recovery, proved that it’s not just physical damage that companies are worried about.
Also in his testimony, Gensler cited the recent progress made with cross-border swaps regulation in addition to registration of securities as positive steps forward in the CFTC’s aim to create transparency in the futures industry.
In response to several high profile anomalies in the trading market due to High Frequency Trading (HFT) in the past year, the Finance Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) has been looking into several trading firms with how they use and control their trading algorithms.
Terrence Duffy, Chairmen of the CME Group, counseled Senators against a pending CFTC ruling regarding collateral set aside by brokerages on July 17th, 2013. Duffy’s presentation before the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry was in a hearing to evaluate the CFTC.
Cross border swaps have become a hot issue in the CFTC for some time now, but was resolved following last Friday’s vote, which passed the new regulations as well as a 75 day guidance period.
Christopher Ehrman was most recently an Assistant Director at the Office of Market Intelligence at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and brings with him extensive regulatory experience. As Gary Gensler said, in a CFTC press release that came out today, “Chris, who comes to us after many years of experience in the SEC’s Enforcement Division, takes on an important role at the Commission to oversee our Whistleblower program and engage with people who report misconduct in the futures and swaps markets.”
Press release: Basel Committee invites comments on the design of a prudential treatment for crypto-assets, 12 December 2019. […]
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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. […]
Press release about the Basel Committee consulting on guidelines on cooperation between the prudential and AML/CFT supervision, 8 November 2019. […]
Press release about Basel Committee assesses members' implementation of the Net Stable Funding Ratio and large exposures framework, 7 November 2019. […]
Press Release - The Basel Committee announces Canada as host of the 2020 International Conference of Banking Supervisors, 31 October 2019. […]
Press Release - The Basel Committee discusses policy and supervisory initiatives and approves implementation reports, 31 October 2019. […]
Press Release - Basel Committee reports on Basel III implementation progress, 16 October 2019. Release of the "Seventeenth progress report on adoption of the Basel regulatory framework". […]
Report sets out governance of key OTC derivatives data elements, 9 October 2019. […]
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) have today signed an operational agreement on the BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Switzerland. […]