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External Meetings: Meeting with Assured Guaranty

When:
7/30/2010 2:00 PM
Rulemaking(s):
General
CFTC Staff:
Gary Gensler

Dan Berkovitz

Cyrus Amir-Mokri

Tim Karpoff
Visitor(s):
James Michener (Assured Guaranty)

Bruce Stern (Assured Guaranty)

Sean McCarthy (Assured Guaranty)

Micah Green (Patton Boggs)
Organization(s):
Assured Guaranty
  • The Chairman began by summarizing the legislation. Representatives of Assured Guaranty then raised questions specifically concerning the definition of a swap. In particular, they asked how rulemaking pursuant to Dodd-Frank would treat instruments like bond insurance, financial guarantee insurance, and contracts for differences.