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CFTC Grants DCO Registration to LedgerX

Posted in CFTC, Derivatives
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order granting LedgerX LLC registration as a derivatives clearing organization (DCO). As specified in the order, LedgerX is permitted to clear fully collateralized digital currency swaps. A transaction will be fully collateralized if LedgerX holds, at all times, funds in the form of the required payment sufficient… Continue Reading

CFTC Extends Relief From Transaction-Level Requirements for Non-US Swap Dealers

Posted in CFTC, Derivatives
The Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight, the Division of Clearing and Risk and the Division of Market Oversight (collectively, the Divisions) of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have extended relief previously provided in a series of previous no-action letters relating to transaction-level requirements for non-US swap dealers (non-US SDs). Specifically, the Divisions have… Continue Reading

CFTC Staff Issues Results of Supervisory Stress Test of Clearing Organizations

Posted in CFTC
The staff of the Division of Clearing and Risk of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission recently released its findings from a supervisory stress test it conducted across five derivatives clearing organizations registered with the CFTC: CME Clearing, ICE Clear Credit, ICE Clear Europe, ICE Clear U.S. and LCH Clearnet Ltd. This is the first stress… Continue Reading