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CFTC Unanimously Approves Project KISS Rulemakings to Ease Regulatory Burdens

April 2, 2019

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it has unanimously approved Project KISS Rulemakings to simplify registrants’ obligations. The Commission unanimously approved amendments to Regulations 23.700 through 23.704.  These regulations govern the segregation of assets held as collateral in uncleared swap transactions.

FINTRAC Announces Better Support for Canadian Businesses

February 11, 2019

To ensure a strong and effective Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime for Canadians, FINTRAC is committed to helping businesses comply with their obligations under the Act. Compliance with the Act brings transparency to certain financial activities, helping to deter criminals and terrorists from operating within the legitimate channels of Canada’s economy. It also ensures that FINTRAC receives the information that it needs to generate financial intelligence for Canada’s police, law enforcement and national security agencies.

FINRA Provides Crypto Guidance

January 27, 2019

FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, provided further guidance for its member firms regarding digital assets in its 2019 priorities letter.

ICE Benchmark Administration Launches Survey on the Use of LIBOR

December 8, 2018

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced the launch of a survey by ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) on the use of LIBOR currencies and tenors.

Hensarling Lobbies for Bill

November 30, 2018

“But we cannot be blinded by the fact that as good as the economy is of today, we still have to concentrate on the economy of tomorrow. And we need to know, can we ensure that the seed capital is there? Can we make sure that our public policy nourishes the drivers of tomorrow’s economy, the next Amazons, the next Googles, the next Ubers; where are they going to come from?”