RELEASE Number
7315-16

January 27, 2016

CFTC Signs MOU with Two German Authorities to Enhance Supervision of Cross-Border Clearing Organizations

Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) and Deutsche Bundesbank (Bundesbank) regarding cooperation and the exchange of information in the supervision and oversight of clearing organizations that operate on a cross-border basis in the United States and in Germany.

Through the MOU, the CFTC and the BaFin and Bundesbank express their willingness to cooperate in the interest of fulfilling their respective regulatory mandates with respect to cross-border clearing organizations.

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Last Updated: January 27, 2016