Tag Archives: CFTC Letter 12-17

2015 CFTC Regulatory Agenda

As 2015 is now underway, we wanted to highlight some of the potential regulatory developments from the CFTC that may arise in the new year. Overall we expect 2015 to be a year of continued CFTC implementation of the Dodd-Frank rules and related "tweaks" to those rules to address the concerns of end-users and market participants.… Continue Reading

A Practical Guide to the Eligible Contract Participant (ECP) Definition: A Q&A for Banks and Borrowers

 By Andrew Cross, Crystal Travanti and Tom Watterson of Reed Smith LLP We have prepared the above-referenced guide to the eligible contract participant ("ECP") definition under section 1a(18) of the Commodity Exchange Act ("CEA").  The guide does not cover every aspect of the ECP definition, but rather focuses on the application of the so-called "entity" … Continue Reading