At the 44th Annual International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Conference in Sydney, Australia, the Chairmen of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission took part in a signing ceremony on May 15 for the IOSCO Enhanced Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Consultation and Cooperation and the Exchange of Information (EMMoU).
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On March 29, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a press release announcing that it has signed two updated memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Both MOUs aim to ensure the continued ability of the United Kingdom and the United States to cooperate and consult with each other regarding the effective and efficient oversight of regulated entities across national borders.
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On June 28, the Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced the approval of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at ensuring continued information sharing between the agencies. The MOU updates and enhances a 2008 MOU between the agencies by adding various elements that reflect current market conditions. For example, the

On November 1, Timothy Massad, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, John O’Brien, Superintendent of Securities for Newfoundland and Labrador, and Patricia Hearn, Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, signed a counterpart to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) designed to promote the cooperation and exchange of information with regard to entities operating on a cross-border

On August 31, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Timothy Massad signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores and the Banco de México. The MOU creates a plan for cooperation and the exchange of information to supervise central counterparties, trade repositories and certain other persons, operating on a cross-border basis in the United States and Mexico.
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On July 28, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and four Canadian provinces or territories signed counterparts to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) designed to promote the cooperation and exchange of information with regard to entities operating on a cross-border basis between the United States and Canada. The Government of the Northwest Territories, the Nunavut Department

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, German regulators Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) and Deutsche Bundesbank (Bundesbank) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) related to the supervision of clearing organizations that operate on a cross-border basis in both the United States and Germany. The MOU addresses various circumstances in which the CFTC intends to cooperate

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with two Korean regulators, the Korean Financial Services Commission and the Korean Financial Supervisory Service to enhance the oversight of clearing organizations operating in both the United States and the Republic of Korea. The MOU emphasizes the importance of working collaboratively as clearing organizations become more globalized and face the ongoing risks associated with financial crises and other emergency events. The MOU seeks to foster increased information exchange through event-triggered notifications, request-based information sharing and periodic meetings.
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