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Dodd-Frank 30 Day Countdown: Day 30

Insight Robin Powers Robin Powers · June 16, 2011

A Dodd-Frank Overview

According to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), “Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) addresses the gap in U.S. financial regulation of OTC swaps by providing a comprehensive framework for the regulation of the OTC swaps markets.” Dodd-Frank goes into effect July 16, 2011 (360 days after it was passed), with the SEC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) promulgating and implementing the supporting rules and regulations.

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Exploring Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act & the Impact on Margin Posed by End Users

Insight Robin Powers Robin Powers · March 18, 2011

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continue to issue regulations implementing the OTC derivatives provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank).  In a Q&A, Robin Powers of the Rimon Law Group discusses Title VII of Dodd-Frank and its impact on margin/collateral posed by End-Users. 

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