April 29, 2011

CFTC Staff Provides Concepts and Questions Document Ahead of Joint CFTC-SEC Public Roundtable Discussion on Dodd-Frank Implementation

Washington, DC – Staff of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today released a document setting forth concepts that it is considering with regard to the effective dates of final rules for swaps under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The document, which is being provided to panelists participating in the May 2-3, 2011, public roundtable being hosted by the CFTC and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), also presents a series of relevant questions concerning how to phase the implementation of new rules.

Comments on the concepts document and on the roundtable can be submitted through the CFTC’s Comments Online application.

Staff from the CFTC will provide a background briefing on the document today, April 29, 2011, at 4:30 pm ET:

Call-In Number: (866) 342-4622

Conference ID: 64499461

Last Updated: April 29, 2011