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"The Net Short": U.S. and European High-Yield Covenant Trends in Response to Net Short Activism

On February 15, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued its ruling in the case of Aurelius Capital Master, Ltd. (“Aurelius”) against...

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Energy and metals companies and funds beware: Your trading positions may be "limited" Finance Alert

On 30 January 2020 the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved on a 3-2 vote proposed rules addressing position limits on speculative derivatives (Position Limits Proposal)....

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Documentation changes may be required for commercial end users, funds, and other financial end users Finance Alert

The new year is here and with it two important developments in the derivatives markets for non-swap dealer clients to consider.

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ISDA introduces protocol to address upcoming rules related to qualified financial contracts in the orderly resolution of systemically important financial institutions International Debt Capital Markets Alert

U.S. federal banking regulations that go into effect next year require certain major financial institutions to ensure that their qualified financial contracts (QFCs), such as swaps and...

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US Treasury report on FinTech calls for sweeping changes Hogan Lovells Engage

On July 31, 2018, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued its highly anticipated report on FinTech regulation and innovation entitled "A Financial System That Creates Economic Opportunities: ...

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U.S. federal regulators propose making permanent threshold for swap dealer registration potentially benefitting energy companies and small and mid-size banks International Debt Capital Markets Alert

Pursuant to regulations promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Act, entities that make a market in swaps, hold themselves out as dealers in swaps or regularly enter into swaps for their own...

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