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CME Execs Talk OTC Clearing Timeline, FCM Reform

By Joel Poelhuis
Published July 26 2012 SNL

CME Group Inc. is expecting clearing of over-the-counter contracts to ramp up at the end of the third quarter and in the fourth quarter, ahead of Dodd-Frank requirements expected to take effect in February 2013.

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CFTC's Gensler Pledges to Protect End Users Under Dodd-Frank

By Sean Sullivan
Published July 26 2012 SNL

Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler said new rules under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act were designed to protect energy companies and other nonfinancial companies in the swaps and derivatives market.

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International Regulators Prepared to Challenge CFTC’s Cross-Border Actions

By Daniel Purt
Published July 25 2012 Bank Credit News

International financial institutions and regulators are poised to fight back against recent proposals by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission that seek to expand the regulatory reach of Dodd-Frank.

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Dodd-Frank Needs to be Amended to Stop Another Meltdown

By Former Sen. Ted Kaufman
Published July 20 2012 The Hill

A lot of what’s in Dodd-Frank was hotly debated two years ago, but there was nearly unanimous agreement in Congress that we had to make sure taxpayers would never again have to bail out a too big to-fail bank.     

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Current Events Show Why Dodd-Frank is Necessary

By Former Sen. Chris Dodd
Published July 20 2012 Politico

Wall Street received a long overdue regulatory overhaul two years ago that fundamentally changed the way the financial sector operates and can finally provide the American people with a more secure financial sector.

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Geithner Says Firms’ Failures Prove Dodd-Frank Need

By Ian Katz
Published July 18 2012 Bloomberg

Federal authorities cast further doubt on Tuesday about the integrity of a key interest rate that is the subject of a growing investigation into wrongdoing at big banks around the globe.

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Payments, Clearing Firms Tagged Systemically Important

By Jeffrey Sparshott and Alan Zibel
Published July 17, 2012 Wall Street Journal

U.S. regulators named eight payments and clearing firms as systemically important, a designation that says their failure could jolt the U.S. economy and subjects them to enhanced government oversight.

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Obama Official Calls For Tough, Simple Volcker Rule

By Alan Zibel and Jeffrey Sparshott
Published July 17, 2012 Wall Street Journal

A rule being developed by U.S. regulators that would bar risky trading activities by banks should be made simpler and more stringent before it is made final, a senior Obama administration official said.

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Fund Managers in the Dark over New OTC Derivatives Rules

By Alexandra Fletcher
Published July 12, 2012 Wall Street Journal

Many of Europe's asset managers are in the dark about the new wave of financial regulation sweeping over Europe and the U.S. that looks set to transform the way over-the-counter derivatives are traded, market insiders say.

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SEC Finalizes Derivative Definition Rules

By Sarah N. Lynch
Published July 09 2012 Reuters

Securities regulators on Monday finalized rules that define what kinds of derivatives products will be regulated under the new regime created by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law.

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