RELEASE Number
5901-10

September 21, 2010

CFTC to Hold Open Meeting on First Series of Proposed Rules Under the Dodd-Frank Act

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Friday, October 1, 2010, to consider the issuance of the following rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act:

  • an interim final rule relating to the time frame for reporting pre-enactment unexpired swaps to a swap data repository or to the CFTC;
  • proposed rules that would prescribe certain financial resource standards for derivatives clearing organizations including derivatives clearing organizations designated as systemically important by the Financial Stability Oversight Council under Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Act and
  • proposed rules specifying requirements for derivatives clearing organizations, designated contract markets, and swap execution facilities on governance arrangements and mitigation of conflicts of interest.