RELEASE Number
6577-13

April 30, 2013

CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight Issues No-Action Letter Providing Time-Limited Relief for Swap Dealers in Connection with Prime Brokerage Arrangements

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) today issued a time-limited no-action letter that provides swap dealers with relief from certain External Business Conduct Standards rules in the context of prime brokerage arrangements.

The relief provided in the no-action letter is applicable to all swap dealers, subject to the conditions and limitations set forth in the letter.

Last Updated: April 30, 2013