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Legislative news

The latest legislative news. If you have a piece of news that you would like us to cover, please contact us.

CFTC clarifies effective date for swaps regulation under the Dodd-Frank Act

Posted on: 15 July 2011 | Source: Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

CFTC continues to implement rules to reduce risk and enhance transparency in the swap markets...

Survey highlights top 4 areas of bank concern for OTC derivatives regulation

Posted on: 11 July 2011 | Source: Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters sets mid-2012 date to be SEF-ready and support global rule book for OTC derivatives trading...

“No more Mr Nice Leniant FSA guy” says Wolters Kluwer

Posted on: 13 June 2011 | Source: Mary Stevens, Wolters Kluwer

Mary Stevens comments on recent fines issued by the the FSA...

Dodd-Frank and Basel III: taxing times

Posted on: 25 May 2011 | Source:

48 percent of survey respondents said they were still trying to understand the tax implications, while 27 percent said they were in the process of...

GAIN Capital receives regulatory approval in China

Posted on: 12 May 2011 | Source: Nick Jackson

Approval received from the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) to open a representative office in Beijing...

AFME speaks out on FX exemption

Posted on: 30 April 2011 | Source:

The US Treasury 'proposed determination' to exempt foreign exchange forwards and swaps transactions from forced clearing under the Dodd-Frank Act...

FXall to participate in CFTC public hearing on SEFs – 31st March

Posted on: 30 March 2011 | Source:

Different client segments within the FX market have varying needs depending on their strategic objectives and priorities...

CME to begin European clearing in May

Posted on: 15 March 2011 | Source:

The start of clearing at CME Clearing Europe is timely in light of the need for enhanced risk management in commodity markets...

MEPs support short selling restrictions

Posted on: 8 March 2011 | Source:

EU lawmakers vote in favour of severe restrictions on naked short selling of CDS in sovereign debt. ...

IFRS 9 – the true impact on treasury

Posted on: 2 March 2011 | Source:

According to new research from IT2, just over half of corporate treasurers are truly aware of the implications of IFRS 9...

Dodd-Frank: fear, uncertainty and doubt

Posted on: 2 February 2011 | Source: Michel Zadoroznyj, Triple Point Technology

Michel Zadoroznyj on how the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act brings in its wake a period of confusion and adjustment...

Wells Fargo joins forces with CME Group

Posted on: 1 February 2011 | Source:

Under Dodd-Frank, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC will be clearing OTC interest rate derivatives through CME Group...

CFTC sues 14 retail firms for unregistered trading

Posted on: 27 January 2011 | Source:

As part of a nationwide sweep, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed enforcement actions...

AIMA responds to ESMA consultation on AIFMD

Posted on: 18 January 2011 | Source:

AIMA has called for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) to be flexible, proportionate...

SEPA migration deadlines proposed

Posted on: 17 December 2010 | Source:

The European Commission has at last released proposals to set migration dates to SEPA instruments...