Nov 12, 2014
"Many times when a regulator issues a no-action letter, the relief granted is industry-wide. This is not a case like that. But, of course, any firm that has a similar fact situation will want similar relief, and I expect the firm would be able to get the same treatment. And then at some point, if enough firms request the relief, the CFTC, as a commission, would likely propose a broader market-wide exemption or rule amendment."
- Steven Lofchie comments in Risk.net on a no-action letter issued by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to Southwest Airlines on November 6 that may herald a broader shift in the CFTC's policy of requiring commodity derivatives end-users to report their swap trades in real time.
Dorothy Auth, Howard Wizenfeld
Joshua Apfelroth, Richard Brand, William Mills, Christopher Porcelli, Victoria Saunders
Jean Bertrand, Mark Howe, Jason Schwartz, Gary Silverstein, Linda Swartz, David Teigman, Edward Wei
Jodi Avergun is speaking at this ACI event on January 30 in Washington, DC.