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  • November 12, 2010

    CFTC to Hold Open Meeting on Fifth Series of Proposed Rules under the Dodd-Frank Act

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Friday, November 19, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. to consider the issuance of proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the following topics:

      Swap data repositories;

      Real-time public reporting of swap transaction data;

      Protection of collateral of counterparties to uncleared swaps, and treatment of securities in a portfolio margining account in a commodity broker bankruptcy; and

      Data recordkeeping.

    In addition to these proposed rulemakings, the Commission will consider the issuance of an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking involving Protection of Cleared Swaps Customers Before and After Commodity Broker Bankruptcies.

    The 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 of Fifth Series of Proposed Rules Under the Dodd-Frank Act

    Where:

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

    When:

    Friday, November 19, 2010, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    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: 877-951-7311

    International Toll: Listed Under Related Documents

    Participant Pass Code/Pin: 5560205

       

    Last Updated: November 19, 2010