Release Number 7004-14

September 17, 2014

CFTC Approves Final Rule and Proposed Rule at its Open Meeting Today

Washington, DC — Today the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved a Final Rule and a Proposed Rule at an Open Meeting, as follows:

With a unanimous vote, the CFTC approved the Final Rule on Exclusion of Utility Operations-Related Swaps with Utility Special Entities from De Minimis Threshold for Swaps with Special Entities.

With a unanimous vote, the CFTC approved the Proposed Rule on Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants.

For additional information on these rulemakings, the Chairman and Commissioners’ Statements, Fact Sheets and Q&As for the Rules, the link to the Webcast, and other information, please visit the CFTC’s Events Page for this meeting.



Last Updated: September 17, 2014