The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which for more than a year has cited an inability to fully understand swaps-market data, has enlisted the help of a Treasury Department unit to improve oversight.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is giving European swap-trading platforms until May 15 to show they offer sufficient competition between banks and other firms to remain exempt from direct U.S. oversight.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, citing an inability to fully understand swaps-market data, has begun an overhaul of information collected by the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp., CME Group Inc. and others.
A proposal to divvy up margin payments of individual swaps users at clearinghouses rather than allowing accounts to be treated as one pool by banks representing multiple customers may make guaranteeing trades too expensive, a U.S. commodity regulator said today.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is overreaching in its Dodd-Frank Act rulemaking, undermining efforts to provide certainty to the swaps market, according to Scott O’Malia, a Republican commissioner.
Enforcement lawyers at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission have dropped a policy of acting without approval to extend investigations, according to Scott O’Malia, a Republican member who opposed the practice.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is fixating childishly over Dodd-Frank Act rules while ignoring its traditional responsibility for overseeing futures markets, Commissioner Scott O’Malia said today.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission should delay an Oct. 2 registration deadline and give swap-trading platforms more time to meet Dodd-Frank Act regulations, Commissioner Scott O’Malia said.