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Upcoming CFTC Roundtables: CPO Risk Management and End Users

By Andrew Cross and Tom Watterson We want to let everyone know about two upcoming CFTC Roundtables, the dates and topics are below. March 18th– Risk management procedures for CPOs, including managing investment risk, operational risk, and compliance or regulatory risk. April 3rd– Dodd-Frank issues for end-users of swaps, including recordkeeping under CFTC Rule 1.35, forward … Continue Reading

The End-User Exception to Central Clearing: A “Walking Map” and Some Introductory Thoughts – NOW IS THE TIME TO FOCUS

Who Should Pay Attention to the end-user exception to central clearing (and, by extension, this posting)? You should pay attention to this posting if you are any of the following: 1) A swap dealer or major swap participant that intends to offer hedging products to counterparties; 2) A non-swap dealer bank that intends to offer … Continue Reading