FSOC - White Paper - Study & Recommendations on Prohibitions on Proprietary Trading & Certain Relationships with Hedge Funds & Private Equity Funds - January 2011

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January 2011

In January, 2011, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) released an 81-page study and recommendations on proprietary trading by financial institutions, and these institutions' relationships with hedge funds and private equity funds (see: Volcker Rule). It includes the following sections:

  • Overview and summary (pp 1-7)
  • Statutory mandate and objectives (pp 8-9)
  • A summary of selected public comments regarding the proposal (pp 10-14)
  • Proprietary Trading -- overview, implementation, supervision, and application (pp 15-55)
  • Hedge Funds and Private Equity Fund Investment Restrictions (pp 56-70)
  • The Accommodation of the Business of Insurance (pp 71-75)
  • Annex A: Public comment topics from Federal Register posting, October 6, 2010 (pp 78-81)


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