Swap Data Reporting: War Breaks OutMarch 08, 2013The U.S. regulator's decision to allow CME Group to report swap transactions to its own repository has inflamed tensions with the DTCC, which has called the CME rule 1001 "anti-competitive."
Can the CFTC Execute on its Mission?February 28, 2013The CFTC is on a mission to migrate interest rate and credit derivatives to transparent marketplace, fulfilling a role that is similar to what the first SEC Commissioner Joseph Kennedy did in the 1930s to revive equities, writes Andrew Waxman.
CME Says No Plans to Shut Grains Floor TradingNovember 28, 2012The CME Group, the
biggest operator of U.S. futures exchanges, has no plans to shut
open-outcry trading pits but will not change new price
settlement rules for grains despite a lawsuit by a group of
traders, its CEO said on Wednesday.
Intrade Cuts Out US Customers After Regulatory SuitNovember 27, 2012Prediction market Intrade,
which allows spectators to bet on subjects ranging from
entertainment to elections, said on Monday it will no longer
accept U.S. customers because of what it called legal and
Q&A: Beware a Tax On Cancelled HFT OrdersMarch 15, 2012As the SEC ponders how to slow down the furious pace of high frequency trading, different ideas have come to light. Advanced Trading spoke with Michael Jenkins, partner in the financial services and strategy practices of A.T. Kearney. Portions of this inte
A Former SEC Enforcer On Slowing Down HFTMarch 12, 2012After years of trading near the speed of light can regulators realistically place a speed limit on high frequency trading? Mark Fickes, a former attorney for the SEC enforcement division and currently with BraunHegey & Borden of San Francisco, weighs in.