CFTC issues proposed rule on cross-border margin

Should the proposed rule be implemented, U.S. covered swap entities would be required to comply with the Commission’s margin rules for all uncleared swaps but would be eligible for substituted compliance with respect to margin that they post (but not that they collect) for swaps with certain non-U.S. counterparties

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CFTC sends Paul Greenwood to jail for $1.3 billion fraud

North American commodity pool operator Paul Greenwood’s fraudulent scheme had such high value that the receiver’s efforts to marshal assets to date have resulted in the recovery of over $900 million dollars, with the perpetrator facing 10 years in jail

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