CFTC will address swaps at 14th Dodd-Frank meeting

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. to consider the issuance of proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the following topics:

  • Capital Requirements of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants;
  • Protection of Cleared Swaps Customer Contracts and Collateral and Conforming Amendments to the Commodity Broker Bankruptcy Provisions;
  • Product Definitions Contained in Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act; and
  • Amendments to Adapt Certain CFTC Regulations to the Dodd-Frank Act.

In addition the Commission will take up the consideration of comments on Dodd-Frank rulemakings.

The Meeting will be open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.

What: Meeting of the Fourteenth Series of Proposed Rules under the Dodd-Frank Act
What: CFTC Hearing Room, 1155 21st Street, Washington, DC
When: Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 9:30 a.m.

Viewing/Listening Information:

Watch a live broadcast of the meeting via webcast on

Call-in to a toll-free or toll-telephone line to connect to a live audio feed. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name and affiliation. Conference call information is listed below:

Domestic Toll-Free Number: 866-844-9416
Internatioinal Toll Numbers: Listed under Related Links
Particpant Passcode/Pin: 5031841

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