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SIFMA v. CFTC: Derivative Swap Regulations Gain Extraterritorial Traction

SIFMA v. CFTC: Derivative Swap Regulations Gain Extraterritorial Traction by William Morici* I. Introduction  Following the 2008 recession, Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Act[1] reversing the Clinton-era deregulation of derivatives.[2] One of the Dodd-Frank Act’s many provisions gives the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) the authority to promulgate rules and regulations governing derivative swaps[3]…

Nov 2014