Firm News

Clearing the Obstacles

August 22nd, 2012

In its August 2012 issue, Asia Risk Magazine quotes Mr. Felix Shipkevich in an article discussing the issues faced by Asian regulators and clearing houses in complying with the fast approaching deadline for meeting CPSS and IOSCO Principles for Financial Markets Infrastructures.


Elan Mendel Participated in Dodd-Frank Panel Discussion

July 19th, 2012

On September 6, Mr. Elan Mendel will participate in a panel discussion entitled Challenges and Opportunities in Reporting: An Analysis from the Experts at the Derivatives Trading in the Era of Dodd-Frank’s Title VII conference, to be held at the Marriot New York Downtown in New York.


Complying With the CFTC Swap Record, Reporting Rule

July 16th, 2012

As part of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s implementation of rules required by Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act, swap market participants will be required to keep comprehensive records of their swap trading activities and report this to swap data repositories, or SDRs.


PFGBest Case: Discussion with Attorney Elan Mendel

July 13th, 2012

Mr. Elan Mendel presented an FX Street webinar titled “PFGBest Case: Discussion with Attorney Elan Mendel.” Mr. Mendel discussed the issues surrounding the failure of the mid-sized, Illinois-based Futures Commission Merchant and answered questions from the viewers.