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Dodd-Frank and Volcker Rule

June 10, 2014
Volcker Rule: Agencies Release Limited Volcker Rule Guidance (Sullivan & Cromwell).

Regulators Issue FAQs Regarding the Volcker Rule (Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft).

January 27, 2014
U.S. Agencies Approve Final Volcker Rule, Detailing Prohibitions and Compliance Regimes Applicable to Banking Entities Worldwide (Sullivan & Cromwell).

December 20, 2013
U.S. Regulators Finally Implement the Volcker Rule (Clifford Chance).

December 13, 2013
Volcker Rule: Agencies Approve Long-Awaited Final Rule; Most Requirements to Take Effect on July 21, 2015 (Sullivan & Cromwell).

December 11, 2013
Agencies Issue Final Volcker Rule (Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft).

December 10, 2013
Final Volcker Rule Released!

September 4, 2012
Clearing Exemption for Inter-Affiliate Swaps: CFTC Proposes Rule to Exempt Swaps between Certain Affiliated Entities from the Clearing Requirement under Dodd-Frank (Sullivan & Cromwell).

August 13, 2012
CFTC’s Final Rules Definition of Swap, Security-Based Swap, and Security-Based Swap Agreement.

July 12, 2012
CFTC Guidance on Extraterritoriality: CFTC Releases Proposed Guidance on and Exemptive Relief from Cross-Border Application of Certain Swaps Provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act (Sullivan & Cromwell).

July 11, 2012
SEC and CFTC Adopt Product Definitions Under Title VII of Dodd-Frank: The SEC and CFTC Voted to Further Define “Swap”, “Security-Based Swap”, and “Security-Based Swap Agreement” and Finalize Related Requirements; CFTC Finalizes End-User Exception (Sullivan & Cromwell). 

July 9, 2012
First Resolution Plans Filed (Sullivan & Cromwell).

OCC Revises Lending Limits Rule to Include Derivatives and Securities Financing Transactions (Cleary Gottlieb).

July 3, 2012
Implementation of Security-Based Swap Regulations under Title VII: SEC Proposes Statement of General Policy on the Sequencing of Compliance with Security-Based Swap Regulations (Sullivan & Cromwell).

CFTC Proposes Guidance on Cross-Border Application of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act (Cleary Gottlieb).

June 27, 2012
OCC Issues Interim Final Rules Applying the Lending Limit for National Banks and Savings Associations to the Credit Exposure to Derivatives and Securities Financing Transactions (Sullivan & Cromwell).

June 11, 2012
Federal Reserve Board Issues Long-Awaited Capital Rules (Cleary Gottlieb).

June 8, 2012
CFTC and SEC Issue Final Swap-Related Rules Under Title VII of Dodd-Frank (Sullivan & Cromwell).

April 20, 2012
Federal Reserve Issues Statement of Policy Clarifying the Conformance Period Under the Volcker Rule (Sullivan & Cromwell).

April 17, 2012
The Sun Never Sets on Dodd-Frank (Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft).

April 16, 2012
SIFMA and Other Associations’ Comment Letter to the CFTC on the Proprietary Provisions of the Volcker Rule.

February 14, 2012
CFTC Proposal With Comment Period Ending on April 16, 2012.

February 13, 2012
Volcker Rule Proposal Draws Thousands of Comments: SIFMA, SIFMA AMGLSTASEC Website.
Other Industry Comments: Paul Volcker Letter, John Reed Letter.

February 1, 2012
U.K.'s Osborne Lodges 'Volcker Rule' Complaint (may require Wall Street Journal subscription).

New Policy Library and Position Limits Feature on Center For Financial Stability Website.

January 31, 2012
Bank of Canada’s Carney Says Volcker Rule Might Damage Markets (may require Bloomberg subscription).

Volcker Rule Stirs Up Opposition Overseas (may require NY Times subscription).

January 27, 2012
EU Red-Flags 'Volcker' (may require Wall Street Journal subscription).

January 19, 2012
The Volcker Rule - Restrictions on Proprietary Trading - Implications for the US Corporate Bond Market (Oliver Wyman Report).

January 16, 2012
Market Making Under the Proposed Volcker Rule (Darrell Duffie, Stanford University Study).

January 14, 2012
UK Faces Volcker Rule Clash (may require Telegraph subscription). 

January 12, 2012
Financial Stability Oversight Council Study and Recommendations on Prohibitions on Proprietary Trading & Certain Relationships with Hedge Funds & Private Equity Funds.

January 11, 2012
Japan and Canada Have Issued Warnings on the Adverse Effect that the Implementation of the Volcker Rule, As Currently Proposed, is Likely to Have on World Fixed Income Markets (may require Financial Times subscription).

January 3, 2012
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Treasury, Federal Reserve Board, FDIC and SEC Extend Comment Period on Dodd-Frank Act to February 13.

December 21, 2011
Approaching Deadline for Comments on the Volcker Rule under Dodd-Frank.

December 12, 2011
EMTA Letter Requesting Extension of Comment Period under Volcker Rule.

November 30, 2011
Trade Association Letter Requesting Extension of Comment Period under Volcker Rule.