The Commodity Futures Trading Commission Acting Chairman Mark Wetjen and Office of Financial Research Director Richard Berner today announced a Memorandum of Understanding on the terms and conditions for the CFTC and OFR to begin a joint project to enhance the quality, types and formats of data collected from registered swap data repositories.
Andrei Kirilenko, professor of the practice of finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management and former chief economist at the CFTC, explains how to bridge the gap between regulation and implementation and how to bring stakeholders in financial standards together.
Commissioner O'Malia talks about how the CFTC needs to move into the 20th century and use tech to crunch the big data questions. He also call for international agreement on sharing of swaps data and cooperation on tackling data quality.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) today approved for publication in the Federal Register a request for public comment on the Commission's swap data recordkeeping and reporting requirements under part 45 and related provisions.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission commissioner Scott O'Malia has slammed his own organisation for spending money on people, rather than technology.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) today announced measures to promote trading on swap execution facilities (SEFs) and support an orderly transition to mandatory trading of swaps, which begins for certain interest rate swaps on February 15, 2014.
The Futures Industry Association today submitted an extensive response to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Concept Release on Risk Controls and System Safeguards for Automated Trading.
The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA), and the Institute of International Bankers (IIB) today filed a legal challenge to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) Interpretive Guidance and Policy Statement Regarding Compliance With Certain Swap Regulations ("Cross-Border Rule"), and to the cross-border aspects of related rules. The Cross-Border Rule was published by the CFTC in July 2013.
CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, announced today that Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. has received temporary registration as a Swap Execution Facility by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
SuperDerivatives, a leading cloud-based financial information, derivatives technology and trade execution provider, has filed an application with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to become a fully registered Swap Execution Facility (SEF).
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