In their Secured Transactions column, Alan M. Christenfeld, senior counsel at Clifford Chance, and Barbara M. Goodstein, a partner at Mayer Brown, write that the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act amended the Commodity Exchange Act and introduced major changes to many aspects of the financial system in the United States, especially swaps and other derivatives. These rules have changed the ways in which derivatives can be used in secured transactions and have introduced new issues to the mix.
Derivatives in Secured Lending: The Impact of Dodd-Frank
New York Law Journal
August 1, 2013