Release Number 6943-14

June 5, 2014

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Australian Authorities Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Enhance Supervision of Cross-Border Clearing Organizations

Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced this morning that the CFTC and the Reserve Bank of Australia and Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Australian Authorities) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding cooperation and the exchange of information in the supervision and oversight of clearing organizations that operate on a cross-border basis in the United States and in Australia.

Through the MOU, the CFTC and the Australian Authorities express their willingness to cooperate in the interest of fulfilling their respective regulatory mandates.

See MOU under Related Links.

Last Updated: June 5, 2014