RELEASE Number
7737-18

CFTC Voted on Proposed and Final Rules Today 

— The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) voted on the following rules at an Open Commission meeting today:

By a unanimous vote, the Commission approved the Indemnification Final Rule (Amendments to the Swap Data Access Provisions of Part 49 and Certain Other Matters).

With a 2-1 vote, the Commission approved the Volcker Proposed Rule (Revisions to Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships With, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds); and the De Minimis Exception Proposed Rule (Amendments to Swap Dealer Registration De Minimis Exception).

For additional information on these rulemakings, including Chairman and Commissioners’ Statements, webcast link, etc., visit Open Meeting June 4.