Monthly Archives: January 2012

NEW DATE: Dodd-Frank Implementation Program, March 1

Dodd-Frank Implementation: Navigating Rough Waters Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP will host a discussion on the latest developments in the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act. Hosted by the Firm’s Financial Services and Energy & Commodities Groups, speakers include Scott Cammarn, … Continue reading

Posted in Dodd-Frank, Enforcement and Investigations, Events, Regulation

Ruling by Federal Judge Allows Vermont Yankee to Stay Open

By Terence Healey, Sohair Ahmadi and Sarah Tucker On January 19, 2012, the United States District Court for the District of Vermont determined that the state of Vermont is preempted by federal law from shutting down the Vermont Yankee Nuclear … Continue reading

Posted in NRC, Power, Regulation, Renewables

Final Rule – Real-Time Public Reporting of Swap Transaction Data

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has published the following final rule to implement certain provisions of Title VII and Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: 17 CFR Part 43 Real-Time Public Reporting of … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Dodd-Frank, Regulation

Final Rule – Registration of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has published the following final rule to implement certain provisions of Title VII and Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: 17 CFR Parts 1, 3, 23, and 170 … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Dodd-Frank, Regulation

CFTC Releases List of Dodd-Frank Rules They May Consider in 2012

After the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s January 11th open meeting to consider three final rules and one proposed rule under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the CFTC has published a list of Dodd-Frank Title VII Final … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Dodd-Frank, Regulation

Crain’s New York: In the Markets: Juicy Case of Insider Trading

Former Director of Enforcement for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) and Cadwalader partner, Gregory Mocek, was quoted by Crain’s New York Business on the previous reluctance by Congress to give anti-insider trading authority to the CFTC. “[I]nsider trading was permitted because the government … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, CFTC, Dodd-Frank, Enforcement and Investigations

UPDATE: CFTC to Issue Swap Dealer Definition in Rescheduled Meeting

The open Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) meeting that was previously scheduled for January 17, 2012, and announced in a Sunshine Notice published in the Federal Register on December 20, 2011, will not be held. The next open Commission meeting … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Dodd-Frank, Regulation

Final Rule – Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has published the following final rule to implement certain provisions of Title VII and Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: 17 CFR Part 45 Swap Data Recordkeeping and … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Dodd-Frank, Regulation

Final Rule – Real-Time Public Reporting of Swap Transaction Data

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has published the following final rule to implement certain provisions of Title VII and Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: 17 CFR Part 43 Real-Time Public Reporting of … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Dodd-Frank, Regulation

CFTC Denies Motion For Stay in Suit Challenging Position Limits Rule

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today denied the International Swaps and Derivatives Association‘s (ISDA) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association‘s (SIFMA) motion for a stay of the effective date of the CFTC’s position limits rule. On December … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Dodd-Frank, Regulation