EMIR TR Approvals – Two big Omissions

In case you did not already know, last week the European regulatory authority ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority) approved 4 of the 6 applicants as official Trade Repositories (TR’s) for derivatives trade reporting under EMIR regulations (official press release).  We do expect the remaining 2 to be approved shortly…more on that below.  This means […]

By |November 15th, 2013|Opinion, Regulatory|Comments Off on EMIR TR Approvals – Two big Omissions

At Last! CBOT Trades can be received electronically from the CME!

Now here is something really worthy to say “At Last!!!!”

CME is FINALLY adding CBOT trades to the CTAPI.  This has been a sticking point for clients for years, that they can’t get their CBOT trades electronically fed from the exchange.  We are an approved CME vendor, so if you have questions, please get in touch. […]

By |November 12th, 2013|Technology, Uncategorized|Comments Off on At Last! CBOT Trades can be received electronically from the CME!

The Gensler-Chilton Step Down…

Both are stepping down.  Fresh on the heels of position limit and entity aggregation rules.  (More on that later).

I’ll get on my soapbox for a minute. The biggest risk for poor outcomes in commodities and derivatives regulation is regulators who do not understand the nuanced details of these products.  When you cross complex products with […]

By |November 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Gensler-Chilton Step Down…
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