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  • December 6, 2010

    CFTC, SEC Staff to Host Joint Public Roundtable to Discuss Issues Related to Capital and Margin for Swaps and Security-Based Swaps

    Washington, DC – Staff from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will hold a public roundtable on Friday, December 10, 2010, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., to discuss issues related to capital and margin requirements for swap dealers, security-based swap dealers, major swap participants and major security-based swap participants. The roundtable will assist the agencies in the rulemaking process to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. In addition to CFTC and SEC staff, roundtable participants will include staff from the Federal Reserve Board and other prudential regulators.

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

    What:

    CFTC, SEC Staff to Host Joint Public Roundtable

    Where:

    CFTC Hearing Room,. 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC

    When:

    Friday, December 10, 2010, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

    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:

    U.S. Toll-Free:

    877-951-7311

    International Toll:

    Listed under related documents

    Conference ID:

    8978249

    A transcript of the public roundtable discussion will be published at http://www.cftc.gov/LawRegulation/DoddFrankAct/Rulemakings/DF_5_CapMargin/index.htm

    Members of the public wishing to submit their views on the topics addressed at the roundtable may email their submission to:

    CFTC – CapMargin@CFTC.gov. All emails must reference Dodd-Frank Capital and Margin Roundtable in the subject field.

    SEC – rule-comments@sec.gov or through the comment form available on the SEC website.

    All submissions provided to the CFTC or SEC in any electronic form or on paper may be published on the website of the respective agency, without review and without removal of personal identifying information.

    Last Updated: December 14, 2010

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