16 April 2014

Latest articles for Commodity Futures Trading Commission


CFTC and OFR collaborate on swaps data collation

01 April 2014  |  696 views  |  0 Company announcement

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.


Financial standards lost in translation

27 March 2014  |  1919 views  |  0 Video

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.


CFTC must improve data quality - O'Malia

26 March 2014  |  1440 views  |  0 Video

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.


CFTC requests public comment on swaps data reporting rules

20 March 2014  |  614 views  |  0 Company announcement

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.


O'Malia slams CFTC over tech investment

06 March 2014  |  1703 views  |  0 News

Commodity Futures Trading Commission commissioner Scott O'Malia has slammed his own organisation for spending money on people, rather than technology.


CFTC promotes mandatory switch to SEFs

11 February 2014  |  615 views  |  0 Company announcement

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.


FIA responds to CFTC regarding automated trading

12 December 2013  |  610 views  |  0 Company announcement

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.


Industry bodies file lawsuit against CFTC over swaps rules

05 December 2013  |  774 views  |  0 Company announcement

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 gets temporary registration as SEF

05 November 2013  |  951 views  |  0 Company announcement

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 files SEF application

01 October 2013  |  1611 views  |  0 Company announcement

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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