Regulators have a few things in mind for derivatives, but congress is quiet
- Proposed New York law on derivative suits against directors: Far from a cure. Philips, David; Fallon, Geoffrey D. // NACD Directorship;Mar1994, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p6
Describes derivative lawsuits and the current law to put into perspective the Proposed Law, a legislation passed by the New York State Senate concerning derivative lawsuits as of late 1993. Evolution of the shareholder derivative action; Important aspects of the Proposed Law.
- Derivatives users hit new SEC rule. Elstein, Aaron // American Banker;4/15/1997, Vol. 162 Issue 71, p22
Reports that derivatives users are fighting a US Securities and Exchange Commission regulation on derivatives they say will be cumbersome to comply with and supply little useful information to investors. Disclosure requirements; Quantification on how instruments could affect the business.
- Reform Group Disputes JPM Claim. Adler, Joe // American Banker;5/21/2012, Vol. 177 Issue 78, p11
The article reports the advocacy group Americans for Financial Reform disputes JPMorgan Chase bank's claim that a specific derivatives trade is allowed under the U.S. Volcker Rule which prohibits proprietary trading.
- What's gone wrong with derivatives? Lack of controls. Haney, Robert P.; Levin, Jack P. // Corporate Legal Times;Sep96, Vol. 6 Issue 58, p11
Focuses on the legislation affecting derivative securities. Value derived from an underlying asset, rate or index; Possibility that the United States Congress will react to pressure to do something with derivatives; Government action against abusive sales practices.
- Statement to the Congress. Phillips, Susan M. // Federal Reserve Bulletin;Jun97, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p497
Addresses the author's views on the Federal Reserve Board's efforts to clarify and reform the regulation of the derivatives contracts under the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA). Government regulation of financial markets; Application of the CEA to privately negotiated transactions; Regulations of...
- Derivatives rules clarified. // Pensions & Investments;4/1/1996, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p2
Reports that guidelines to clarify what trustees should do when investing in derivatives has been establish by the United States Department of Labor. Comments from Assistance Secretary of Labour Olena Berg; Response to the guidelines.
- New Legislation Permitting Stock Futures: The Long and Winding Road. Brodsky, William J. // Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business;Spring2001, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p573
Provides a legal certainty to the over-the-counter derivatives markets and regulatory relief to the registered futures exchanges by the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 in the United States. Prohibition of stock futures; Structure of securities regulation; Division of equity and...
- Clarifying measure passes House as Senate bills get ready for vote. Koning, Rachel // Bond Buyer;05/10/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30637, p30
Reports on the progress of two bankruptcy-related bills in the United States House and the Senate. Passage of the that included clarification language for the treatment of derivatives; Drafting of a separate bill on derivatives in the Senate to be deliberated with proposed bankruptcy...
- RUSSIAN ROULETTE. // Futures: News, Analysis & Strategies for Futures, Options & Deri;Oct2003, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p18
Reports on the need for Russia to change legislation to bring more legal certainty to the status of derivatives. Benefits of derivatives trading; Gaming boards' treatment of cash-settled futures contracts.