In response to a CFTC request for comments, NFA, FIA and ISDA addressed potential conflicts of interest and other issues related to affiliations between clearing and trading platforms and market intermediaries.
Trade associations and financial groups responded to a CFTC proposal that would further define requirements on recovery and wind-down plans prepared by derivatives clearing organizations.
The American Investment Council urged FTC to withdraw its proposal to "comprehensive[ly] redesign" the premerger notification form. The Council argued that FTC lacks statutory authority to demand nearly all of the information that would be newly required.
The Managed Funds Association urged the FTC to withdraw its proposed amendments to "redesign" the premerger notification process.
Multiple trade associations urged the SEC to withdraw its proposal requiring broker-dealers and investment advisers to eliminate or neutralize conflicts of interest associated with the use of predicative data analytic technologies.