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"Position Limits and Beyond!": Cadwalader to Host Panel on CFTC Rulemaking

Cadwalader will host a panel on the CFTC's adopted rules on position limits for futures and swaps. The panel will examine the CFTC's proposed alternative to the designated contract markets ("DCM") and swap execution facility ("SEF") process for recognizing non-enumerated bona fide hedges, including anticipatory hedges, and for exempting certain spread transactions from speculative position limits. The panel will discuss recent comments on the proposal, as well as the relationship of the current proposal to the pending comprehensive proposal for position limits rules.

Preregistration for this program is encouraged, but so are walk-ups. D.C. Bar membership is not a requirement for attendance.

The "Off the Record" luncheon program is sponsored by the Finance and Securities Law Section of the Derivatives, Securitization and Project Finance Committee of the D.C. Bar Corporation.

Remarks made during "Off the Record" programs will not be published. The event will be held at 11:30 a.m. on July 21, 2016, in Cadwalader's D.C. office.

The panel will include the following participants:

  • Erik Haas, ICE Futures U.S., Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.

  • Thomas LaSala, CME Group Inc.

  • Stephen Sherrod, Division of Market Oversight, CFTC

  • Neal Kumar, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

  • Paul Pantano, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (Moderator)

Click here to register for the event.

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