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  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Financial Services Agency of Japan Sign Memorandum of Cooperation to Enhance Supervision of Cross-Border Regulated Entities

    Washington, DC — Today, leaders of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) regarding cooperation and the exchange of information in the supervision and oversight of regulated entities that operate on a cross-border basis in the United States and Japan.

    Through the MOC, the CFTC and JFSA express their willingness to cooperate with each other in the interest of fulfilling their respective regulatory mandates regarding derivatives markets. The scope of the MOC includes markets and organized trading platforms, central counterparties, trade repositories, and intermediaries, dealers, and other market participants.

    The MOC was signed by CFTC Acting Chairman Mark Wetjen and JFSA Commissioner Ryutaro Hatanaka.

    See Memorandum of Cooperation Related to the Supervision of Cross-Border Covered Entities under Related Link.

    Last Updated: March 10, 2014