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  • January 4, 2012

    CFTC to Hold Open Meeting to Consider Three Final Rules, One Proposed Rule and a Delegation of Authority Order

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at 9:30 a.m., on the following topics:

    • Final Rule: Registration of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants;
    • Final Rule: Protection of Cleared Swaps Customer Contracts and Collateral: Conforming Amendments to the Commodity Broker Bankruptcy Provisions;
    • Final Rule: Business Conduct Standards for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants with Counterparties;
    • Proposed Rule: Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships with, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds; and
    • Delegation of Authority Order: Performance of Registration Functions by National Futures Association with Respect to Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants.

    The meeting is open to the public.

    What:

    Open meeting to consider three final rules and one proposed rule under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. In addition, the Commission will consider a delegation of authority order.

    Where:

    CFTC Headquarters Conference Center, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581.

    When:

    Wednesday, January 11, 2011, 9:30 a.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 www.cftc.gov.

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

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

    Domestic Toll Free: 866-844-9416
    International Toll Numbers:
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    Call Leader Name:
    Frank Rosen
    Pass code/Pin code:
    6529163

    Note: The open Commission meeting that was previously scheduled for January 17, 2012, and announced in a Sunshine Notice published in the Federal Register on December 20, 2011, will not be held. The next open Commission meeting is scheduled for January 25, 2012.

    Last Updated: January 4, 2012

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