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RELEASE: pr6580-13

  • May 2, 2013

    CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight Issues Time-Limited No-Action Letter Providing Relief Surrounding Certain Foreign Exchange Transactions with a Settlement Cycle of No More than Seven Local Business Days

    Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) today issued a time-limited no-action letter that provides swap dealers and major swap participants with relief from compliance with External Business Conduct Standards rules in connection with certain foreign exchange transactions that have a settlement cycle of no more than seven local business days.

    The relief provided in the no-action letter is applicable to all swap dealers and major swap participants, subject to the conditions and limitations set forth in the letter. The relief provided in the no-action letter applies only to transactions executed prior to September 1, 2013.

    Last Updated: May 2, 2013

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