by Fred Bellamy, Jamie Cain, Tom Gick, Steve
Roth, and Ann Battle
In addition to requiring the Commodity Futures Trading
Commission (the CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) to
promulgate rules further defining the terms "swap"...
On July 14, 2011, the Commodity Futures Trading
Commission ("CFTC" or "Commission") issued a Final Order on Effective Date for
Swap Regulation ("CFTC Order") that provides temporary exemptive relief (i)
by Susan I. Gault-Brown, Cary J. Meer and Lawrence B.
CFTC's proposed rule amendments would subject operators
of private funds that trade futures contracts, commodity options, and swaps to
commodity pool regulation and may subject private...
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has unanimously
voted by seriatim (without a meeting) to issue two proposals which will affect
"U.S. persons" who engage in swaps activities. The proposals address the
hotly debated application of Dodd...
Sutherland Regulatory Reform Task Force Team
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued its
sixth series of proposed rules under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and
Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) at an open meeting held yesterday...