CFTC Proposes Clearing Determination for Certain Credit Default Swaps and Interest Rate Swaps

CFTC Proposes Clearing Determination for Certain Credit Default Swaps and Interest Rate Swaps

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today proposed new rules to require certain credit default swaps (CDS) and interest rate swaps to be cleared by registered derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs). The proposed rule is the first clearing determination by the Commission under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Under the proposed rules, market participants would be required to submit a swap that is identified in the rule for clearing by a DCO as soon as technologically practicable and no later than the end of the day of execution. The proposed rule will be open for public comment after the rule has been published in the Federal Register, and the comment period will be open for 30 days….”

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