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HTMLRegulators Publish Re-proposed Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps
James M. Cain, Warren N. Davis, Daphne G. Frydman, David T. McIndoe, R. Michael Sweeney; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 2, 2014, previously published on September 24, 2014
On September 3, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Board) jointly adopted, with certain federal banking regulators, re-proposed rules that will require registered swap dealers, security-based swap dealers, major swap participants and major security-based swap...

 

HTMLISDA Section 2(a)(iii) Amendment Limits Prerogatives of Non-Defaulting Parties
James M. Cain, Daphne G. Frydman, David T. McIndoe, Mark D. Sherrill, R. Michael Sweeney; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 24, 2014, previously published on July 22, 2014
On June 19, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) published a long-awaited standard amendment to Section 2(a)(iii) of the ISDA Master Agreement (the Master Agreement). Section 2(a)(iii) of the Master Agreement (Section 2(a)(iii)) is a condition precedent that suspends a...

 

HTMLCFTC Division of Market Oversight Releases Questions for June 19 Roundtable on Position Limits
James M. Cain, Daphne G. Frydman, Catherine M. Krupka, David T. McIndoe, R. Michael Sweeney; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will host a public roundtable on June 19, 2014, to discuss questions related to a proposed rulemaking to establish speculative position limits for 28 exempt and agricultural commodity futures and option contracts and their economically equivalent...

 

HTMLNFA Issues Revised Forms CPO-PQR and CTA-PR
James M. Cain, Warren N. Davis, Daphne G. Frydman, David T. McIndoe, R. Michael Sweeney; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 9, 2014
On June 5, the National Futures Association (NFA) announced the issuance of revised Forms CPO-PQR and CTA-PR. The NFA is the self-regulatory organization to which the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has delegated the registration of, and certain oversight functions with respect to,...

 

HTMLStorm Clouds Continue to Gather Over Bankruptcy Code’s Safe Harbors
James M. Cain, Daphne G. Frydman, Catherine M. Krupka, David T. McIndoe, Mark D. Sherrill; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2014, previously published on May 29, 2014
As noted in a previous Sutherland Legal Alert, the American Bankruptcy Institute has formed a Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11 (the Commission). To further its goal of proposing changes to modernize the Bankruptcy Code, the Commission formed a number of advisory committees, including...

 

HTMLCFTC Adopts Streamlined Approach for Delegation of CPO Registration
James M. Cain, Warren N. Davis, Daphne G. Frydman, David T. McIndoe, R. Michael Sweeney; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 19, 2014
On May 12, 2014, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) issued a staff letter (the Staff Letter) that provides a streamlined approach for commodity pool operators (CPOs) to request no-action relief to delegate the CPO...

 

Adobe PDFCFTC Issues No-Action Relief and Interpretive Guidance Related to SEFs
James M. Cain, Jacob Dweck, Daphne G. Frydman, Catherine M. Krupka, David T. McIndoe; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2013, previously published on October 2, 2013
As the date for compliance with swap execution facility (SEF) registration requirements approached, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the CFTC or Commission) issued a number of no-action letters and interpretive guidance regarding the obligations of market participants, intermediaries,...

 

Adobe PDFOTC Derivatives Reform: Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010
David T. McIndoe, R. Michael Sweeney; Hunton & Williams LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2010, previously published on July 2010
Title VII of H.R. 4173, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”), substantially alters the regulation of over-the-counter (“OTC”) derivatives markets. Financial reform, particularly as it relates to derivatives, had the initial purpose of...

 

Adobe PDFBankruptcy Court Rules for Lehman on Flip Clause
Stephen R. Blacklocks, Robert J. Hahn, David T. McIndoe, Brian V. Otero, J. R. Smith; Hunton & Williams LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 24, 2010, previously published on February 2010
he court’s ruling (Lehman Brothers Special Financing Inc. v. BNY Corporate Trustee Services Inc., January 25, 2010) threatens the enforceability of rated structures designed to insulate investors from counterparty credit risk. If a counterparty or guarantor is subject to U.S. bankruptcy law,...

 

Adobe PDFCredit Derivatives: Recent Developments
Joseph B. Buonanno, Edward J. Fuhr, Charles A. Gall, David T. McIndoe, Shawn Patrick Regan; Hunton & Williams LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 11, 2008, previously published on November 2008
Credit derivatives, particularly credit default swaps, recently are the subject of increased scrutiny in both the media and the courtroom.