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  • November 24, 2010

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

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, December 1, 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:

    • Core principles and other requirements for designated contract markets;
    • General regulations for derivatives clearing organizations;
    • Information management requirements for derivatives clearing organizations;
    • Reporting, recordkeeping and daily trading records requirements for swap dealers and major swap participants; and
    • Further definition of “swap dealer,” “security-based swap dealer,” “major swap participant” and “eligible contract participant.

    The Commission may also vote on a notice of future scheduled meetings to consider various proposed rules.

    The meeting will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis.


    Meeting of Sixth Series of Proposed Rules Under the Dodd-Frank Act



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


    Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Viewing/Listening Information:

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

    • Watch a live broadcast of the meeting via webcast on
    • 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 Number: 1-203-607-0666
    International Toll Numbers: Listed Under Related Documents
    Participant Passcode/Pin: 1693567


    Last Updated: November 24, 2010