Release: 6994-14
For Release: September 9, 2014

CFTC to Hold an Open Meeting to Consider a Proposed Rule on Margin Requirements and a Final Rule on Utility Special Entities

Washington, DC — U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Tim Massad announced today that the Commission will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 2 p.m. EDT to consider:


Proposed Rule on Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

Final Rule on Exclusion of Utility Operations-Related Swaps with Utility Special Entities from De Minimis Threshold for Swaps with Special Entities


CFTC Headquarters Conference Center, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 2 p.m.

The CFTC has made available the following options to access the meeting:


Watch a live webcast of the meeting at or call a toll-free telephone line to connect to an audio feed.

Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name and affiliation.

Conference call information below:

Domestic Toll-Free:

(866) 844-9416

International Call-in

International Numbers



Last Updated: September 12, 2014