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Essential resources from regulators and market participants

SEC: Implementing the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Mary Jo White sets out the U.S. Securities and Exchanges Commission's view on progress implementing Dodd Frank. (July 2015)

Implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Ac
Jonathan Hill sets out the European Commission's view on reviewing EMIR

"EMIR is a crucial piece of legislation which has helped restore stability and trust in the European Union’s financial markets. Although it has only been in force for a fairly short time, this review gives us an opportunity to see whether we are heading in the right direction and whether anything needs to be done differently. This will help ensure that our efforts have the best possible results." Jonathan Hill (May 2015)

Commission asks for input on the implementation of and first experience with the EMIR
MarketAxess SEF trading and clearing timeline

Resources from MarketAxess to help you stay ahead of the CDS e-trading curve. (November 2014)

CFTC Further implements Trade Execution Requirement
SIFMA Volcker rule overview

Volcker Rule Resource Center from SIFMA providing an overview of the regulation. (April 2014)

Volcker Rule Resource Center: Overview
FCA: Regulatory Developments and the Changing Market Structure

David Lawton sets out the UK Financial Conduct Authority's view on regulatory developments. (March 2014)

Regulatory Developments and the Changing Market Structure
Deloitte: Dodd Frank and EMIR - An outcomes-based comparison

​Published in 2013 by Deloitte this report compares the European regulations on OTC derivatives in EMIR, CRD, MiFID and MAD to the CFTC’s guidance on applying cross-border rules.

CFTC and EU OTC Derivatives Regulation: An Outcomes-based Comparison
PWC regulatory briefing on DF and EMIR

FS Regulatory Brief: Derivatives - enter EMIR. You're going to need a bigger boat. (March 2013)

FS Regulatory Brief: Derivatives - Enter EMIR
CFTC Factsheet on Clearing and Trade Execution Requirements

Swap Transaction Compliance and Implementation Schedule: Clearing and Trade Execution Requirements under Section 2(h) of the CEA. (February 2013)

Swap Transaction Compliance and Implementation Schedule: Clearing and Trade Execution Requirements under Section 2(h) of the CEA
Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act

Volcker Rule, which effectively bans proprietary trading in commercial banks (subject to certain exemptions), proposed as an addition to the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform Act. (July 2010) "We simply cannot accept a system in which hedge funds or private equity firms inside banks can place huge, risky bets that are subsidized by taxpayers and that could pose a conflict of interest." President Obama (January 2010)

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act