The International Swaps and Derivatives Association announced today that its framework for reference rate fallbacks will launch on Oct. 23.
ABA joined a coalition of financial trade groups last week welcoming action by financial regulators to provide regulatory relief to swaps market participants during the pandemic.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today highlighted a number of available standardized tools that derivatives markets, clearing organizations and swap data repositories could use to assess and improve their level of cybersecurity preparedness.
Five federal financial regulatory agencies today finalized a rule that removes the requirement for covered swap entities to collect initial margin from affiliates—an American Bankers Association-supported change that fosters systemic risk mitigation and allows swap entities to better manage liquidity.
The OCC today proposed changes to its rules for national bank and federal savings association activities and operations to ensure that they can continue to meet the shifting needs of consumers, businesses and communities.
In a letter to bank CEOs last night, the federal banking agencies restated that they would not take action against institutions that submit their March 31, 2020, Call Report after the filing deadline, provided that the report is submitted within 30 days of the original filing date.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission yesterday proposed new and amended regulations regarding speculative position limits.
The FDIC, OCC and the Federal Reserve today finalized a new approach for calculating the exposure of derivative contracts under the regulatory capital rule.
The federal banking regulators’ standardized approach for counterparty credit risk proposal, or SA-CCR, could have unintended consequences for commercial end users—such as corn producers or beverage manufacturers—who rely heavily on financial derivatives.