Commission and CFTC Agree On Their Common Approach for Transatlantic CCPs

Commission and CFTC Agree On Their Common Approach for Transatlantic CCPs

The European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Jonathan Hill, and United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Timothy Massad have announced a common approach regarding requirements for central clearing counterparties (CCPs).

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The Eleventh Circuit Still Stands Alone, As Balch Attorneys Defend the Dismissal of Crawford Claims in Federal Appellate Courts Across the Country

From the moment it was published in July 2014, Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC, 758 F.3d 1254 (11th Cir. 2014)—the first reported appellate decision holding that a plaintiff may state a claim under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act based on a creditor’s bankruptcy proof of claim for an out-of-statute debt—spawned a flurry of litigation both within and outside the Eleventh Circuit.

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Derivatives Product Determination Rule to Be Adopted by Remaining Provinces On May 1, 2016

Derivatives Product Determination Rule to Be Adopted by Remaining Provinces On May 1, 2016

Members of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) from the provinces and territories of Canada other than Ontario, Manitoba and Quebec recently published their product determination rule, Multilateral Instrument 91-101 Derivatives: Product Determination (MI 91-101), which specifies the types of over-the-counter derivatives that will be subject to the new derivatives data reporting rule applicable in their jurisdictions.   

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