Shipkevich PLLC is pleased to announce its new hire of Ms. Yvonne Mak, who joined the firm as an Associate this month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Cost of Central Clearing for Financial Institutions: The Role of Trade Repositories and Swap Execution Facilities
Mr. Felix Shipkevich presented on the topic of “The Role of Trade Repositories and Swap Execution Facilities” at The Cost of Central Clearing for Finanical Institutions Seminar hosted by Asia Risk. Mr. Shipkevich’s presentation included an extraterritoriality component and discussed such issues as the tradeoff between transparency and liquidity; comparisons between local or offshore repositories; […]
Compliance Reporter published an article written by Mr. Felix Shipkevich for its recurring Compliance Clinic section titled “How to Satisfy the CFTC’s CCO Rule.” The article analyzes the new rule regarding the designation of Chief Compliance Officer and offers tips on how best to comply.
At the New York County Lawyers’ Association’s (NYCLA) Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 24, Mr. Shipkevich was named to the Board of Directors of the New York County Lawyers’ Association. Mr. Shipkevich previously chaired NYCLA’s Futures and Derivatives Committee.
Introduction On April 18, 2012, the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (the “Commission” or “CFTC”) announced that it would adopt a final and interim final rule to address commodity options under the same laws and rules applicable to all other swaps. The rule is in accordance with section 721 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which defines […]
Mr. Felix Shipkevich took part in a Strategies Roundtable titled “The Global Outlook for Investing in Currencies” at the sixth annual FX Invest North America Conference hosted by FX Week. The conference was held at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel in Toronto, Canada. Some of the roundtable topics included: the outlook for the USD and […]