GAO poses OTC questions
- Derivatives oversight may take a while. Brush, Silla // Hill;9/15/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 102, p14
The article reports on the warning given by Gary Gensler, head of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), that regulations for derivatives products may take long to be processed by the Congress.
- New derivatives rules will spark lobbying battle. Brush, Silla // Hill;6/5/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 65, p8
The article reports on the proposed new rules of the head of U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to manage the trillion-dollar derivatives market requiring congressional approval and set off a heavy lobbying battle.
- Energy groups seek shelter from rules over derivatives. Geman, Ben // Hill;2/15/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 20, p10
The article reports that natural gas and electricity trade groups in the U.S. want the White House to work with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), on its proposed regulations on derivatives markets.
- Real-Time Reporting of Swaps Could Disadvantage End-Users. // Strategic Finance;Aug2011, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p17
The article discusses the business community's concerns over rules regarding swaps to be published by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissions. Of particular interest is a proposal that banks report swaps in real time. Luke Zubrod of financial-services company Chatham Financial says such a...
- Senate impeachment trial could distract lawmakers from agendas. Koning, Rachel // Bond Buyer;12/28/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30547, p29
Focuses on Senator Richard Lugar's plan to add legal clarity to the over-the-counter derivatives market in the United States. Public hearings on the reauthorization of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Concerns raised about the potential ramifications of new regulations and legal...
- Concerns Raised Over Conflicting Derivatives Rules. Wack, Kevin // American Banker;6/30/2011, Vol. 176 Issue 101, p3
The article discusses U.S. law regarding the trading of derivatives and the fact that regulation of such swaps by both the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
- Futures regulator postpones rules on swaps until January. McConnell, Bill // American Banker;7/27/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 141, p2
Reports that Brooksley Born, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has declared that regulation of swaps, derivative securities, will be delayed until January, 1999. Circumstances surrounding the delay; Response of officials from the Federal Reserve Board, Treasury Department and...
- Loans Dodge Another Regulatory Bullet. Bisbey, Allison // High Yield Report;7/23/2012, p10
The article discusses the drafting of the final rules on derivatives conducted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission. The said rules defined a swap and a security-based swap as loan participation agreements that are not subject to...
- Loans Dodge a Regulatory Bullet. Bisbey, Allison // High Yield Report;7/23/2012, p19
The article reports on the publishing of the final rules on derivatives released jointly by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission in July 2012. The rules defined a swap and a security-based swap as loan participation agreements that are not...