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RELEASE: pr5901-10

  • September 21, 2010

    CFTC to Hold Open Meeting on First Series of Proposed Rules Under the Dodd-Frank Act

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Friday, October 1, 2010, to consider the issuance of the following rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act:

    • an interim final rule relating to the time frame for reporting pre-enactment unexpired swaps to a swap data repository or to the CFTC;
    • proposed rules that would prescribe certain financial resource standards for derivatives clearing organizations including derivatives clearing organizations designated as systemically important by the Financial Stability Oversight Council under Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Act and
    • proposed rules specifying requirements for derivatives clearing organizations, designated contract markets, and swap execution facilities on governance arrangements and mitigation of conflicts of interest.
  • meeting will be open to the public and will be webcast via the Internet. In addition, audio of the meeting will be available via a listen-only conference call.
  • What:

    Meeting on First Series of Proposed Rules Under the Dodd-Frank Act

    Where:

    CFTC Hearing Room, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

    When:

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    9:30 am to 11:00 am (EDT)

    Viewing/Listening Information:

    The CFTC has made available the following options to access the meeting:

    1.

    Watch a live broadcast of the meeting via webcast on www.cftc.gov.

    2.

    Call in to a toll-free or toll telephone line to connect to a live audio feed.

    Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation. Conference call information is listed below:

    Domestic Toll-Free: (888) 790-1742
    International Toll: (312) 470-7326
    Conference ID: 1186758

    Last Updated: October 28, 2010