Regulation & compliance
|August 27th, 2012||Federal Reserve Board considering changes to the implementation timeline for the Dodd-Frank company-run stress test requirements
The Federal Reserve Board is considering changes to the implementation timeline for the annual company-run stress test requirements required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
|August 22nd, 2012||IOSCO Consults on the Technological Challenges to Market Surveillance
The International Organization of Securities Commissions has published today a Consultation Report on the Technological Challenges to Effective Market Surveillance: Issues and Regulatory Tools, which seeks public comments on a series of proposed high-level recommendations aimed at helping Market Authorities improve market surveillance.
|August 21st, 2012||ISDA and Markit Begin Buy-Side Onboarding for Dodd-Frank Compliance Solution
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) and Markit announced today that they are now onboarding buy-side market participants to ISDA Amend, their joint technology-based solution that facilitates compliance with certain Dodd-Frank regulatory requirements.
|August 17th, 2012||CFTC Approves Conforming Rule on Registration of Intermediaries
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today approved a final rule to conform the CFTC’s existing intermediary registration rules to changes made to the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act).
Full press release: http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/pr6329-12
|August 17th, 2012||CFTC Proposes Inter-Affiliate Clearing Exemption
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued a proposed rule to exempt swaps between certain affiliated entities within a corporate group from the clearing requirement of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act).
Full press release: http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/pr6328-12
|August 15th, 2012||CFTC Staff Grants Temporary No-Action Relief to Persons Eligible for the Trade Option Exemption
The staff of the Division of Market Oversight issued a no-action letter providing that, for a limited time, market participants can rely on the trade option exemption in CFTC regulation 32.3 without complying with specified provisions thereof.
|August 8th, 2012||SEC to Host Market Technology Roundtable
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it will host a technology roundtable next month to discuss ways to promote stability in markets that rely on highly automated systems.
Full press release: http://www.sec.gov/news/press/2012/2012-153.htm
|August 8th, 2012||Federal Reserve Board Extends Comment Period on Three Proposed Capital Rules Rulemakings until October 22, 2012
The Federal Reserve Board announced the extension of the comment period until October 22, 2012, on three notices of proposed rulemaking that would revise and replace current capital rules.
Full press release: http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/press/bcreg/20120808a.htm
|August 5th, 2012||Lombard Risk Delivers REPORTER EBA COmmon REPorting (COREP) Solution: COREP Calculation Engine and Reports
Lombard Risk Management plc (LSE: LRM) (“Lombard Risk”), a leading provider of integrated collateral management and liquidity, regulatory and MIS reporting solutions for the financial services industry, is pleased to announce delivery of European Banking Authority (EBA) COmmon REPorting solution, complete with regulatory calculations and reporting templates.
|August 2nd, 2012||CFTC Staff to Host a Public Roundtable to Discuss Additional Customer Protections
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) staff will hold a public roundtable on Thursday, August 9, 2012 to discuss customer protection requirements for futures commission merchants (FCMs).
Full news release: http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/pr6322-12
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