RELEASE Number
8016-19

September 16, 2019

CFTC Unanimously Approves Two Measures in September 16 Open Meeting

— At an open meeting today, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission voted unanimously to approve the following two measures:

The Final Rule on Revisions to Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships With, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds (Volcker Rule) was approved 3-2 via seriatim on Saturday, September 14, 2019.

For additional information about the meeting, including the Chairman and Commissioners’ statements, go to Commission Open Meeting September 16, 2019.

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