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The US regulatory environment continues to revamp with new rules being issued to conform to legislative mandates in the Dodd-Frank Act. The UK and EU also seek to reinforce previous global initiatives to reform and strengthen financial markets. These developments and implications are discussed.
Under analysis in this white paper are options for addressing in loan documentation the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission requirement that guarantors of swaps that are not entered into on designated contract markets must be "eligible contract participants".
This white paper looks at what every buyer and seller needs to know about an extremely valuable instrument that can help close deals, not delay them, provide real coverage for troublesome aspects of a deal, and distinguish one's offer in a competitive bidding situation.