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CFTC Requirements for Swap Execution Facilities
March 9, 2011 – 10:06 am

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March 8th, 2011
Mr. David A. Stawick
Secretary Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Center
1155 21st Street, N.W.
Washington DC 20581

Re: RIN Number 3038–AD18; Core Principles and Other Requirements for Swap Execution …

CMOC Releases List of over 50 Studies Showing Effects of Speculation on Energy, Food Prices
February 25, 2011 – 9:33 am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jim Collura
Tel: (202) 584-0160 February 23, 2011
Cell: (202) 441-8857
Email: jimcollura@nefi.com
http://commoditymarketsoversight.org/
COALITION RELEASES LIST OF OVER 50 STUDIES
SHOWING EFFECTS OF SPECULATION ON ENERGY, FOOD PRICES
Market Behavior Result of Speculation and Financialization, Studies Find
WASHINGTON, D.C. – …

AFR’s Comment Letter to the SEC/CFTC: Tighten Definitions To Prevent Loopholes For Big Banks
February 23, 2011 – 11:09 am

February 22nd, 2011
Mr. David A. Stawick, Secretary
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Centre
1155 21st Street, N.W.
Washington DC 20581
Ms. Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary
Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20549-1090
Re: SEC File No. S7–39–10; Definition of …

AFR’s Comment Letter to CFTC on End-User Exemption to Mandatory Clearing of Swaps
February 23, 2011 – 11:01 am

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February 22nd, 2011
David A. Stawick, Secretary
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Centre
1155 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC  20581
Re: RIN 3038–AD10 – End-User Exception to Mandatory Clearing of Swaps
Dear Mr. Stawick:
On behalf of Americans …

AFR Letter on Transparency in the Forex Market
February 11, 2011 – 12:58 pm

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Americans for Financial Reform
1629 K St NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC, 20006
202.466.1885
February 10th. 2011
The Honorable Timothy Geithner
Secretary
United States Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20220
CC: Chairman …

Exemption of Foreign Exchange Swaps and Forwards is Not Justified
November 30, 2010 – 12:22 pm

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November 29, 2010
The Honorable Timothy Geithner
Secretary
United States Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20220
CC: Chairman Gary Gensler, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
CC: Chairman Mary L. Schapiro, U.S. …

Michael Greenberger on Definitions and Derivatives
September 27, 2010 – 10:13 am

Professor Michael Greenberger has prepared a comment letter in response to definitions contained in Title VII of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.   This document discusses the definitions of terms that are  key …

Demos: Highlights of the Dodd-Frank Reform Act
September 23, 2010 – 9:37 am

Click here to see this information on the Demos site.
July 15, 2010
By Caleb Gibson Heather C. McGhee
Today, the Senate votes to pass the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, sending the landmark legislation to President …