The International Swaps and
Derivatives Association (ISDA) has launched a new industry data project, aimed
at developing an open-source standard derivatives product identification system.
ISDA says the system can be applied consistently and comprehensively across all
derivatives facilities, including trading ...
As the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) proposed an amendment that would replace an existing “no-action” letter regarding swaps rules, Commissioner Christopher Giancarlo urged the Commission to continue amending flaws in the Dodd-Frank rule-making process.
The Commission has proposed an ...
Symphony, a new
messaging service backed by a consortium of major banks, has reached an
agreement with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS),
regarding the record keeping of messages on Symphony’s platform.
According to the new
Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved the application of Bitcoin
derivatives exchange, LedgerX, for temporary registration as a swap execution
As a next step,
the Commission will undertake a substantive review of LedgerX’s application for
Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman, Timothy Massad, has appointed Eric
Pan as the agency’s new director of the Office of International Affairs.
Pan will join
the CFTC to take this position from the Securities and Exchange Commission
The Foreign Exchange Working Group (FXWG), which was
established by the Financial Stability Board says that it expects to release a
substantial amount of information on the new global code of conduct by May 2016
with a final target date for ...
The US Commodity
Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved a number of rule amendments
filed by the National Futures Association (NFA) regarding retail FX trading.The rule amendments
will impose additional capital requirements on Forex Dealing Members (FDMs) and
Commissioners at the
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have voted in favour of proposals
to amend existing swap reporting rules.The changes are
designed to provide additional clarity for swap counterparties regarding their reporting
obligations for cleared swaps transactions and ...