Katten hosts a weekly, 15-minute fireside chat podcast series on notable UK and European developments from the prior week’s Corporate & Financial Weekly Digest. This week, Carolyn Jackson covers the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s approval of the final cross-border swaps rule, including a discussion of the CFTC’s revised rules applicable to non-US swap dealers that use US personnel to arrange, negotiate or execute swaps with non-US persons; James Gledhill, a trainee solicitor in the London office, reports on the launch of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) enhanced Financial Services Register; and Nathaniel Lalone discusses the addition of certain multilateral and organized trading facilities to the list of EU entities exempted from swap execution facilities (SEF) registration in the United States, together with the expansion of the list of qualifying US exchanges under the EU’s revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) transparency opinion.

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