Felix Shipkevich was interviewed by Forex Magnates, about new registration status of FCMs as swap dealers with the NFA. The piece — titled “GAIN Capital & FXCM — New Swap Dealers in Town” — can be found here.
Elan Mendel gave a presentation this week at the 2013 TSAM Europe Conference, hosted by Osney Media, in London. Mr. Mendel’s presentation was featured in the OTC Derivatives stream, and showcased Regulatory Updates for the U.S. and E.U. derivatives.
Shipkevich PLLC is pleased to announce its new hire of Mr. Alexander F. Sand, who joined the firm as an Associate last month.
Elan Mendel was interviewed by Mike Kentz of International Financing Review, a division of Reuters, about JP Morgan’s reorganization of derivatives trading. The piece – titled “Dodd-Frank drives derivatives restructuring” – can be found here.
Elan Mendel was interviewed by Douwe Miedema of Reuters about the CFTC’s recent no-action letter regarding reporting by swap dealers. The piece – titled “US Gives Swap Dealers More Time as Overhaul Kicks In” – can be found here.
On November 9, Felix Shipkevich was interviewed by Reuters in an article titled “French Banks Struggle with Swaps Conflicts.” Mr. Shipkevich was asked to speculate on whether the CFTC would penalize foreign banks with enforcement actions. Read the article here.
Felix Shipkevich is interviewed in the new FX Brokers Handbook 2012. In an article titled “FX Brokerage Licensing and Registration,” Shipkevich is asked about FX brokerage in an evolving regulatory landscape. To read the entire article, click here.
Felix Shipkevich is featured in two recent, high profile publications. In an October 15 article for The National Law Journal, Jenna Green quotes him discussing the CFTC. To access the article, click here.
DerivSource Podcast: Extraterritoriality of OTC Derivatives Regulation and the Potential Impact on CCP Clearing
On October 3, Felix Shipkevich and Brandon Greenberg appeared on the DerivSource podcast to discuss the potential impact of extraterritoriality of OTC derivatives on CCP clearing. The podcast can be found here.
Shipkevich PLLC is pleased to announce to launch of DerivLaw, a carefully curated resource for news and commentary on the complex world of derivatives law. The new site can be found at www.derivlaw.com.