CFTC to Hold Open Meeting to Consider Two Final Rules and One Proposed Rule

Feb 18, 2012

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 9:30 a.m., on the following topics:

  • Final Rule: Further Definition of “Swap Dealer,” “Security-Based Swap Dealer,” “Major Swap Participant,” “Major Security-Based Swap Participant” and “Eligible Contract Participant;”
  • Final Rule: Swap Dealer and Major Swap Participant Recordkeeping and Reporting, Duties, and Conflicts of Interest Policies and Procedures; Futures Commission Merchant and Introducing Broker Conflicts of Interest Policies and Procedures; Swap Dealer, Major Swap Participant, and Futures Commission Merchant Chief Compliance Officer; and
  • Proposed Rule: Procedures to Establish Appropriate Minimum Block Sizes for Large Notional Off-Facility Swaps and Block Trades; Further Measures to Protect the Identities of Parties to Swap Transactions (Reproposal).

What:

Open meeting to consider two final rules and one proposed rule under the Dodd-Frank Act

Where:

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

When:

February 23, 2012, 9:30 a.m.

Viewing/Listening Information: The CFTC has made available the following options to access the meeting:

1. Watch a live webcast of the meeting at www.cftc.gov

2. Call-in to a toll-free 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: 866-844-9416

International Toll: Under Related Links

Call Leader Name: CFTC

Participant Passcode: CFTC


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