OTC Clearing Hong Kong Limited (OTC Clear), a subsidiary of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX), has received regulatory approval to clear cross currency swaps.
Following the approval, granted by the Securities and Futures Commission, OTC Clear says that ...
rate swap trading platform TrueEx has added Brazilian real (BRL)
interest rate swaps execution with clearing through CME, to its platform.
new offering allows BRL swaps traders to clear, execute new risk, terminate or
compact positions and process ...
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued its final report on the de minimis threshold for swap dealer registration, yet it remains unclear whether the Commission will make changes to this threshold.
The current de minimis threshold for swap ...
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved two final rules for system safeguards testing requirements, as well as a comparability determination for Japan’s margin requirements for uncleared swaps.
By a unanimous vote, CFTC Commissioners approved final rules for system safeguards testing requirements for designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, swap data repositories, and derivatives clearing organisations.
“Cybersecurity is a top concern for American companies, especially financial firms. These rules are a good step forward in addressing these concerns,” said Commissioner Sharon Bowen in a statement today.
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has fined Société Générale $450,000 for failures in the reporting of certain FX transactions.
The CFTC says that the French bank failed to properly report certain NDF transactions to a swap data repository (SDR), and failed to report to an SDR a large number of FX swap, FX forward, and NDF transactions in a timely manner, in violation of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and CFTC Regulations.
herefore, the CFTC announced an order today requiring Société Générale to pay a $450,000 civil monetary penalty and to cease and desist from committing further violations of the CEA and CFTC Regulations.