Archives for Derivatives

End-user Coalition letter to the House of Representatives regarding inter-affiliate swap transaction relief legislation (1/11/17)

Date: January 11, 2017

Issue: Derivatives; End-user relief

To: House of Representatives

Filing Type: Letter to Congress

Description: The Coalition for Derivatives End-Users supports Congressman Lucas’ amendment aimed at providing much needed relief to commercial end-users in connection with their use of inter-affiliate swaps, which are an efficient mechanism to transfer risk within a corporate group for centralized risk management. The amendment would appropriately distinguish between inter-affiliate swaps—which are proven and efficient methods of managing a corporate end-user’s internal risks—and those swaps that are executed between two unaffiliated third parties.

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Letter to Federal Reserve regarding physical commodities and risk-based capital requirements (1/5/17)

Date: January 5, 2017

Issue: Capital Requirements / Commodities

To: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Filing Type: Comment Letter

Description: The letter expresses CCMC's significant disappointment with the Federal Reserve’s intention to impose new risk-based capital requirements on certain commodities activities of financial holding companies and their merchant banking investments.The proposal will have a deleterious effect upon growth and stability by creating barriers to traditional means of business financing and capital formation.

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Coalition for Derivative End-Users Letter in Support of H.R. 1003 (9/13/2013)

Date: September 13, 2013

Issue: Derivatives

To: The Honorable K. Michael Conaway and the Honorable David Scott

Filing Type: Congressional

Description:  The Coalition for Derivative End-Users sent a letter in support of H.R. 1003, a bill that would improve consideration by the CFTC of the costs and benefits of its regulations and other orders.

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Over-the-Counter Derivative Study

An Analysis of the Coalition for Derivatives End-Users’ Survey on Over-the-Counter Derivatives.

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End-User Support for H.R. 634 to Protect Derivatives End-Users from Unnecessary Margin Requirements and for H.R. 677 to Preserve Central Hedging and Prevent Unnecessary Regulation of Inter-Affiliate Swaps

Date: June 11, 2013

Issue: Derivatives

To: Members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Filing Type: Congressional

Description: Coalition letter in support  of H.R. 634, the Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2013, and H.R. 677, the Inter-Affiliate Swap Clarification Act. These two vital bills would help prevent unnecessary and harmful regulation of derivatives end-users and preserve jobs.

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