The impacts of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) response to cross-border swaps are yet unknown. With a 75 day period of guidance in addition implementation of the final ruling, this unprecedented move by the CFTC may deeply impact the derivatives market.
The European Commission and the CFTC have many advantages of developing cross-border regulations together. In light of this demonstration of international cooperation, some have hopes that the G20 promise to promote transparency in over-the-counter derivatives trading will become more of a focal point in regulation.
After weeks of speculation, it looks like the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will conclude a foreign regulatory issue this Friday, July 12th. The vote will regard how domestic regulations on swaps apply to foreign firms wishing to do business with those in the United States. The regulations have become a devisive issue in the […]
Corzine originally joined MF Global with intent to turn the futures broker into an investment bank, and according to the CFTC release, “Corzine’s strategy called for making increasingly risky and larger investments of the firm’s money.” Apparently, Corzine had been made aware of the low cash balance of the firm, but still continued to order the payback of loans and obligations.
The No-Action relief issued to SDs and MSPs regarding reporting regulations is extended to June 30th, 2014.
Gary Gensler, Chairman of the CFTC, told members of the Senate Appropriations committee that the CFTC would let the extension expire and continue reformation. He also mentioned that swap participants, including big banks, would comply with the regulations. An exemption from cross-border swap regulation is set to expire on June 12th, meaning firms participating in swaps would have to finalize compliance by that date.
With Gary Gensler’s term expired in April, 2013 and a re-appointment being as soon as July, Elizabeth Warren is decrying commissioners for what she sees as stalling regulation. Certain policies that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has been working on include a deal with cross-border swaps. One of the policies would require any domestic bank […]
On Tuesday, June 18th 2013, CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton gave the keynote address in the conference Hedge Fund Industry in 2013, which was held in Chicago, Illinois. In the address, he gives some insight into the working parts behind the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, and why they see some aspects of the financial industry as […]
The other members on the commission, such as Sommers, Chilton, O’Malia, and Wetjen are also up for re-appointments this year, and lobbyists and lawyers are waiting eagerly to see what the turnover is. According to the bylaws of the Commission, each commissioner is supposed to serve a five year term, as appointed by the president. Furthermore, no more than three members may be of the same political party at the same time.
Press release: Basel Committee invites comments on the design of a prudential treatment for crypto-assets, 12 December 2019. […]
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission acted on Dec. 10 to reopen the comment period on a 2016 proposal regarding capital requirements for swap dealers. Two of the CFTC's five commissioners...On 27 November, FIA held a Compliance and Regulation forum for members in London where regulatory and industry experts offered perspectives on sustainable finance and discussed the importance of a...Thank you, David, for that kind introduction. I appreciate your leadership and that of the Asia Advisory Board. This is David’s last year as chair of the FIA Asia Advisory Board...As commodity market participants look ahead to 2020, perhaps the only thing they can be sure of is uncertainty. That was the theme at a panel discussion Dec. 4 at FIA's Asia 2019...FIA responded today to the ESMA consultation paper on Draft technical advice on commercial terms for providing clearing services under EMIR (FRANDT). FIA and its members are fully supportive of...Today, FIA and ISDA submitted a response to ESMA's consultation on the review of the Market Abuse Regulation. We focused on the ESMA proposals for commodities and explained why the separate...The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission held a public meeting Nov. 25 in Washington, D.C., to discuss final amendments to several sections of the agency's Part 4 rules. The amendments, which...(Feed generated with FetchRSS) […]
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. […]