VIDEO: Pre-trade Documentation

VIDEO: Pre-trade Documentation
Christina Norland of Chatham Financial discusses the documentation requirements under current Dodd-Frank regulation that must be met prior to trading. Thanks for watching!

 

Video Transcript:
Christina Norland: So, for all transactions that involve U.S. swap dealers or registered, non-U.S. swap dealers, many clients have


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Straight Talk

This marks Warren Buffett’s 50th year publishing an annual letter of homespun wisdom and straight talk about his business. Despite his firm belief that you can’t teach a new dog old tricks, Buffett’s penchant for wry witticism was already in evidence at age thirty-five. “Our War on Poverty was successful in 1965,” he


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In 1973, the Arab Oil Embargo and ensuing oil crisis in the US prompted Congress to react with new regulation. The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards introduced fuel efficiency benchmarks that were intended to “reduce energy consumption by increasing fuel economy.” Now more than 40 years later, the unpredictable outcomes of fuel


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BreakingViews: Guest view: U.S. swaps need clearer reform

Guest view: U.S. swaps need clearer reform
July 25, 2014, BreakingViews
By Luke Zubrod
Clearer changes are needed for U.S. derivatives markets than the Dodd-Frank Act’s prescription. Four years after the regulatory reboot became law, many of the reformers’ hopes have been realized.
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Perpetual Extraterritorial Trading or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Market Regulation

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Peter Beyers and Stanley Sellers, two former Wall-Street derivative’s traders, are leading a group of financial professionals in a quest to create a derivatives trading system completely untethered from financial regulation. The idea is to establish human and technological infrastructure robust enough to support a legitimate presence in the derivatives


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Derivatives Regulation Case Study: Regulatory Compliance Assessment

Derivatives Regulation Case Study: Regulatory Compliance Assessment
Our Client:
A Fortune 100 technology company with international operations and multiple hedging programs involving exchange-traded and over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives across different asset classes, including foreign exchange, interest rates, and credit.
Situation:
The company was concerned about the impact of new derivatives regulations on its hedging programs, including


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CRE Finance World: Sizing Up the Impact of Derivatives Regulation on the European Property Sector

Sizing Up the Impact of Derivatives Regulation on the European Property Sector
June 2014, CRE Finance World
By Luke Zubrod and Phong Dinh
In the online published edition of CRE Finance World, Chatham regulatory experts Luke Zubrod and Phong Dinh contributed on the topic of “Sizing Up the Impact of Derivatives Regulation on the European


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Hedging programs in the U.S. changed monumentally over the past year. A veritable alphabet soup of regulatory requirements was heaped upon market participants.


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Your Hedging Outlook for 2014 – Part I: Fed Policy

Part I of III: Examining more closely those areas of Fed policy, derivatives regulation, and hedge accounting that will impact your program, to understand your management of business risks in 2014.


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