Release: 5512-08
For Release: June17, 2008

CFTC Requests Public Comment on Petition from ICE Clear Europe, Ltd.

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is asking for public comment on a petition by ICE Clear Europe, Ltd., a recognized Clearing House in the United Kingdom (UK), for a CFTC determination – pursuant to Section 409(b)(3) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 – that the UK’s Financial Services Authority satisfies appropriate standards in its supervision of multilateral clearing organizations.

Comments should be submitted on or before June 25, 2008.

Comments may be submitted electronically to All comments received will be posted on the Commission’s website.

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Last Updated: June 17, 2008