U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler has confirmed that swaps users will have a grace period before trades are required to be cleared. The statement ended confusion about whether current swaps trades with U.S. entities would count toward an $8 billion registration threshold. The confusion over swaps clearing was foregrounded by […]
Regulators in the UK, Japan, and the EU are demanding that the CFTC scale back new rules that would broaden American oversight of the $640 trillion swaps market.
Opposition is growing against the CFTCs preference for using the kill switch as a way to prevent mistakes caused by high-frequency trading.
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler announced a “new era of swaps market reform” beginning today.
Chilton’s address outlined the CFTC’s position on a range of topics related to controversial high-frequency trading practices.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, went back to court on Friday to face-off against industry lobbies in a battle over investment fund registration.
Lobbying groups in the derivatives industry are bombarding the CFTC with requests to delay new derivatives rules set to go into effect on October 12.
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today announced two key appointments to the BIS Innovation Hub, a new initiative designed to support central bank collaboration on new financial technology. (Press release, 19 February 2020) […]
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...On 11 February, FIA held a Compliance and Regulation forum on fintech and digital assets for members in London where central bank and industry experts discussed innovations in financial services...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...(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. […]