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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.

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...

No exemption for FX swaps from mandatory clearing…please

Posted on: 1 December 2010 | Source:

Says a letter to US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner from the WFE and IOMA...

UK unveils corporate tax reform roadmap

Posted on: 30 November 2010 | Source:

UK corporate tax is to undergo a series of essential reforms to stop multinational firms from moving away...

Investment managers rethink legacy systems as regulation looms

Posted on: 30 November 2010 | Source:

Industry executives anticipate regulation to be the most pressing challenge in 2011...

Clearing may increase risk for some OTC derivatives

Posted on: 25 November 2010 | Source:

Clearing certain OTC derivatives through a CCP may increase risk says ISDA...

Regulation may equal systemic reduction in bank profits

Posted on: 23 November 2010 | Source:

Asking banks to hold liquidity buffers as much as three times their present size will permanently depress margins...

FX professionals confirm anxiety over regulatory changes

Posted on: 22 November 2010 | Source:

Over 80% of FX professionals have concerns about the impact of regulation on their businesses...