Financial Stability Board, Basel Committee, and standard-setting bodies consult on effects of reforms on incentives to centrally clear over-the-counter derivatives
The National Futures Association has sent a rule submission letter to the CFTC regarding new disclosure obligations for FCMs, IBs, CPOs, CTAs, and Pools and Managed Account Programs engaging in virtual currency derivatives and virtual currency transactions as well as other activities in underlying or spot virtual currencies would require the new disclosure.
Today the National Futures Association issued a press release announcing that its board approved the formation of a Swaps Proficiency Requirements Advisory Committee which will oversee the development of a Swaps Proficiency program for individuals to be tested on, according to the Commodity Exchange Act’s training standards. The exam would test Associated Persons on market […]
Last week the NFA sent a notice regarding the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) as it applies to Virtual Currency such as Bitcoin. The NFA urges its Futures Commission Merchants (FCM) and Introducing Brokers (IB’s) to review the OFAC FAQ for cryptocurrency transactions compliance with their Anti-Money Laundering program.
On November 14th the CFTC Division of Market Oversight extended time-limited No-Action relief for Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs) from certain block trade requirements. Shortly after on November 20th, the Division issued No-Action Relief for SEF Chief Compliance Officer Annual Compliance Reports and SEF fourth Quarter Financial Reports timing requirements extension for up to 90 days. […]
US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo and European Commission (EC) Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis announced a common approach for the mutual recognition of EU and US derivatives trading venues. The two regulatory bodies have made a joint announcement to ensure that both US and EU swap market counterparts are able to comply with […]
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released a no-action letter recently, offering relief to public utilities that were having trouble finding market participants willing to work with them for hedging purposes.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a no-action letter on Friday, stating that the Commission will be extending its overseas trading rules deadline, giving overseas traders more time to comply with the CFTC’s rules.
In a study done by the ISDA, Cross-Border Fragmentation of Global OTC Derivatives: An Empirical Analysis, it was found that the trade volume between Europe and the US in the OTC market dropped 77% in October
Chicago, IL – FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken today made the following statement regarding the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s announcement of a consultation on the leverage ratio...When it comes to gender diversity in the futures and derivatives industry, perception is reality. That was the key takeaway at a special panel discussion at FIA's Futures & Options...Chicago, IL – FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken today made opening remarks at the 34th annual FIA Expo. Mr. Lukken’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, follows: Welcome everyone to the...FIA today recognized and remembered the life of Futures Hall of Fame member John J. Conheeney who passed away this week. John was a 40-year veteran of the futures industry, serving as a longtime...FIA submitted comments on 5 October to the Bank of England, Prudential Regulation Authority and Financial Conduct Authority on their discussion paper about building the UK financial systems...Washington, DC – FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken today made the following statement on the Cross-Border White Paper released today by CFTC Chairman Giancarlo: “I applaud CFTC Chairman...To help U.S. futures commission merchants comply with new disclosure requirements related to the trading of bitcoin and other virtual currencies, the FIA Law and Compliance Division has issued an... (RSS generated with FetchRss) […]
FinanceFeeds - Defendants' counsel says the testimony of the Government's star witness Matthew Gardiner is highly prejudicial. The post “FX Cartel” traders request declaration of mistrial due to prejudicial testimony appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
Press Release - Basel Committee seeks views on the leverage ratio treatment of client cleared derivatives, 18 October 2018. […]
FinanceFeeds - A new webpage on the SFC website aims to encourage the public to submit information about “persons of interest” and people subject to arrest warrants. The post Most Wanted: Hong Kong’s SFC seeks information from the public about “persons of interest” appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - About 300 people, mainly employees from Blue Lab and Fujitsu, will use Personetics Engage from a customer's point of view. The post Fujitsu partners with Personetics and Blue Lab to test AI-based personalized banking service appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - The regulatory decision follows the temporary suspension of the firm's AFS license in April this year. The post Australian regulator cancels AFS license of Direct FX appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - Matthew Connolly and Gavin Campbell Black have been convicted of conspiracy and wire fraud in a LIBOR-rigging case. The post Jury convicts ex-Deutsche Bank traders of LIBOR manipulation appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - The effective date of the transaction is October 15, 2018. The post IIROC approves CVC acquisition of OANDA (Canada) Corporation appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - The plaintiffs in a case against the ex-CEO of the ill-fated Bitcoin exchange say he is not protected from prosecution under the fiduciary shield doctrine. The post Former MtGox clients object to Mark Karpeles’ arguments in US case appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
Press Release - Basel Committee issues final "Stress testing principles", 17 October 2018. […]
FinanceFeeds - The potential for immutability, security and speed offered by a private DLT are attractive, the UK financial regulator says. The post FCA recognizes importance of APIs and DLT for digital regulatory reporting appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - The Honorable Sara L. Ellis of the Illinois Northern District Court granted Jiongsheng Zhao's motion for extension of time to answer or otherwise plead. The post Australian trader accused of spoofing secures more time to reply to CFTC complaint appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
FinanceFeeds - The Order Flow Depth Map now has a real-time display that graphs the current market depth for an easy visualization of where the highest resting volume is. The post Latest version of NinjaTrader platform adds more features to “Order Flow +” items appeared first on FinanceFeeds. […]
Press Release - Basel III monitoring results published by the Basel Committee, 4 October 2018. […]
Press release about CPMI the release of the new Red Book payments statistics in a user-friendly format, 27 September 2018. […]
Press Release - the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision assesses Saudi Arabia's implementation of the NSFR regulation and the large exposures framework, 27 September 2018. […]
BIS Press Release - The September issue of the BIS Quarterly Review - Divergences widen in markets […]
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Press Release - the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is issuing frequently asked questions on the liquidity risk treatment of settled-to-market derivatives, 20 September 2018. […]
Press Release - the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is finalising stress-testing principles, reviews ways to stop regulatory arbitrage behaviour, agrees on annual G-SIB list, discusses leverage ratio, crypto-assets, market risk framework and implementation, 20 September 2018. […]