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The Slow Rulemaking on Swaps and Derivatives
Posted on 13 Sep 2011 by Doug Cornelius

One of the strange splits in US financial regulation is that many swap and derivatives are regulated by the Commodities Futures Trading Commission instead of the Securities and Exchange Commission. I think of the CFTC, I think of Trading Places and with... Read More

Cadwalader Clients & Friends Memo: Two Dodd-Frank Problems--the Effective Date and the Definitions
Posted on 13 Jun 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Contingency Planning in the Absence of a Regulatory Structure This memorandum first explains the July 16, 2011 problem that will arise because the Dodd-Frank derivatives legislation (Title VII of the statute) goes into effect without either a ready... Read More