RELEASE Number
6772-13

November 14, 2013

CFTC’s Divisions of Clearing and Risk, Market Oversight and Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight Issue Guidance on the Application of Certain Commission Regulations to Swap Execution Facilities

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Divisions of Clearing and Risk, Market Oversight and Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight issued guidance (Guidance) today to swap execution facilities (SEFs) and applicants for registration as a SEF concerning certain Commission regulations. The Guidance addresses certain restrictions related to swaps executed or traded on or subject to the rules of a SEF that are intended to be cleared. In addition, the Guidance addresses requirements placed on eligible contract participants for access to a SEF.

Last Updated: November 14, 2013