September 20, 2012
CFTC Approves Application of DTCC Data Repository, LLC for Provisional Registration as a Swap Data Repository
Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on September 19, 2012, approved the application of DTCC Data Repository, LLC for provisional registration as a swap data repository pursuant to section 21 of the Commodity Exchange Act and section 49.3(b) of the Commission’s regulations.
DTCC Data Repository, LLC is the second entity for which the Commission has issued provisional registration as a swap data repository – a category of CFTC registered entities created by the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 to perform a variety of functions related to the collection and maintenance of swap transaction data and information. DTCC Data Repository, LLC was provisionally registered as a swap data repository for the interest rate, credit, foreign exchange, and equity asset classes.
DTCC Data Repository, LLC will be required, as will all provisionally and fully registered swap data repositories, to demonstrate continued compliance with existing regulations and to come into compliance with new regulations, amendments, guidance and other requests in accordance with the dates established therein in order to obtain and maintain permanent registration.
Last Updated: September 20, 2012