October 10, 2012

CFTC Staff Responds to Questions on Start of Swap Data Reporting

Washington, DC — Today, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) staff is responding to questions from market participants and other interested parties on the timing of when counterparties will be required to report swap pricing and transaction data as required under part 45 of the Commission’s regulations.1 The CFTC is issuing a Q & A document to help market participants better understand the rule, the reporting that is required and who has the obligation to report.

The Q & A document on the Start of Swap Data Reporting is available on the Commission website at

1 77 Fed. Reg. 1182 (Jan. 12, 2012), codified in 17 CFR Part 43.

Last Updated: October 10, 2012