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CFTC chairman asks FRB to issue guidance on implementation of impending Phase Five margin requirements

By Brad Rosen, J.D. In a letter to Federal Reserve Board Vice Chairman Randal Quarles dated April 29, 2019, CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo laid out a number of significant issues concerning the “Phase Five” implementation requirements for initial margin … Continue reading

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Turning the Golden State into a Sanctuary State: Report on the Impact and Implementation of the California Values Act (SB 54) in California

In a recently issued report, Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus found that California's sanctuary state law, the California Values Act, has been effective in limiting deportations of immigrants. This finding is just one of many in the first ever… … Continue reading

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Implementation of international standards can have collateral consequences

Non-financial commercial companies often secure their derivatives transactions with financial institutions in a manner other than posting cash margin, such as by granting liens on a commercial end-user’s assets. A proposed regulation from the US federal banking regulators to revise … Continue reading

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Cyprus modernizes Trade Marks Act following implementation of the EU Trade Mark Directive

When it comes to Directive 2015/2436 (the new Trade Mark Directive, which had a transposition deadline of 15 January 2019), this blog has recently reported on the Finnish and Greek implementation thereof [here and here]. With Finland and Greece in … Continue reading

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IOSCO finds gaps in implementation of key market principles in emerging member jurisdictions

By John Filar Atwood IOSCO issued a report that found that implementation of its five secondary and other market principles is high across most member jurisdictions, but lags in new and emerging markets. The five principles seek to promote fair, … Continue reading

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