RELEASE Number
5655-09

Release: 5655-09
For Release: May 13, 2009

CFTC Requests Public Comment on Petition from Eurex Clearing AG

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is asking for public comment on a petition by Eurex Clearing AG (Eurex), a licensed central counterparty in Germany, for a CFTC determination – pursuant to Section 409(b)(3) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 – that the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority satisfies appropriate standards in its supervision of Eurex.

Comments should be submitted on or before May 29, 2009.

Comments may be submitted electronically to secretary@cftc.gov. All comments received will be posted on the CFTC’s website.

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Last Updated: May 13, 2009