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The CFTC’s Cross-Border Guidance for Swaps and Substituted Compliance Regime

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James Schwartz: The regulation of the swaps market, in which transactions between counterparties in wide-ranging jurisdictions have long been routine, requires international coordination and cooperation. If this were lacking, the consequences could include regulatory arbitrage, outsized compliance costs for, or incomplete compliance by, market participants, the fracturing of liquidity among different jurisdictions, and perhaps even political tensions.

Straight Talk from a Practitioner: Notes from Under the Wall

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Steven Lofchie and Theresa Perkins: As a financial regulatory lawyer, I am accustomed to being cautious in my pronouncements. Equivocal and timid. When clients ask me for hard advice...

Dodd-Frank Act Has its First Birthday, But Derivatives End Users Have Little Cause to Celebrate

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Michael Sackheim and Elizabeth M. Schubert: A year has passed since the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”)...