Tag Archives: Derivatives

CFTC Launches New Rule on Derivatives Clearing Organizations

Derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs) offer a valuable purpose in the investment community. Like many other investment operations, they’re thoroughly regulated, and sometimes those regulations are not as clear-cut as many would prefer. Thus,  the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recent … Continue reading

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Financial Services Trade Associations Urge HM Treasury to Recognize EEA Derivatives Trading Venues in Event of No-deal Brexit

  A number of key UK, EU and international financial services trade associations published a letter (dated April 5) to HM Treasury on the equivalence of European Economic Area (EEA) derivatives trading venues under the EU retained versions of European … Continue reading

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Chairman Giancarlo advances his vision for global derivatives regulation in his final European tour as CFTC leader

By Brad Rosen, J.D.In one of his final speeches to European counterparts at the Eurofi Financial Forum, CFTC Chairman John Christopher Giancarlo articulated a framework for global financial regulators in a speech titled A New Vision For EU-US Regulatory and … Continue reading

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PTAB: Derivatives Trading Patent Claim Passes Alice Test, Opinion Designated “Informative”

Here is a sign that the USPTO’s January, 2019, guidance on 35 U.S.C. § 101 and patent-eligibility may have an immediate and significant impact on USPTO rejections under the Mayo/Alice abstract idea test. The guidance became effective January 7, 2019. … Continue reading

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Joint statement by UK and US authorities on continuity of derivatives trading and clearing post-Brexit

On 25 February 2019, the UK and US authorities issued a joint statement on continuity of derivatives trading and clearing post Brexit. The joint statement covers the following issues: Continued supervisory cooperation. The Bank of England (BoE) and the Commodity … Continue reading

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