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GasMart 2011: CFTC’s Dodd-Frank Rules Called Rushed

Industry officials Wednesday accused the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) of rushing the rulemaking process under the Dodd-FrankWall Street Reform Act, and said the proposed rules issued so far are too prescriptive.

May 13, 2011

GasMart 2011: Shale Gas ‘Under Siege,’ Says Former Regulator

The shale natural gas industry is “under siege” by some critics and without the public’s support, access to the massive reserves also could be diminished, an industry executive said Wednesday.

May 12, 2011

Lawmakers Call for End-User Exemption from Margin Requirements

The heads of the Senate and House committees overseeing the implementation of the sweeping Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act last Thursday urged federal regulators to provide an exemption from margin requirements for end-user transactions in the derivatives markets.

April 11, 2011

Lawmakers Call for End-User Exemption from Margin Requirements

The heads of the Senate and House committees overseeing the implementation of the sweeping Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act Thursday urged federal regulators to provide an exemption from margin requirements for end-user transactions in the derivatives markets.

April 11, 2011

CFTC’s Chilton: Dodd-Frank to Mean ‘Diddly’ if Budget Cut

As the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) met last Thursday to consider proposals to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, commissioners expressed alarm that the deep budget cuts passed by the House for fiscal year 2011 will not only threaten the agency’s ability to meet its new mandate under Dodd-Frank to regulate the derivatives market but also its traditional duties — overseeing the futures market.

February 28, 2011

Dodd-Frank Rules Will Mean ‘Diddly’ if CFTC Budget Cut

As the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) met Thursday to consider proposals to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, commissioners expressed fear that the deep budget cuts proposed by the House for fiscal year 2011 will not only threaten the agency’s ability to meet Dodd-Frank’s mandate to regulate the derivatives market but also its oversight of the futures market.

February 25, 2011

CFTC Commissioners Beef About Demanding Dodd-Frank Deadlines

With commissioners feeling the pressure of the deadlines imposed in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Friday voted out proposals seeking to protect collateral of customers in cleared and uncleared swaps, provide real-time reporting for swaps and to report swap transactions to swap data repositories (SDR).

November 22, 2010

CFTC Commissioners Beef About Demanding Dodd-Frank Deadlines

With commissioners feeling the pressure of the deadlines imposed in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Friday voted out proposals seeking to protect collateral of customers in cleared and uncleared swaps, provide real-time reporting for swaps and to report swap transactions to swap data repositories (SDR).

November 22, 2010

Council Seeks Comments on Proprietary Trading by Banks

The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), which was created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, has requested comments from the public to assist it in making recommendations to help federal agencies develop regulations to bar banks from engaging in proprietary trading and from maintaining certain relationships with hedge funds and private equity funds.

October 11, 2010

Council Seeks Comments on Proprietary Trading by Banks

The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), which was created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, has requested comments from the public to assist it in making recommendations to help federal agencies develop regulations to bar banks from engaging in proprietary trading and from maintaining certain relationships with hedge funds and private equity funds.

October 7, 2010