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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, to consider the issuance of the following proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act:

  •  Prohibition of market manipulation and disruptive trading practices;
  • Provisions common to registered entities;
  • Removing any reference to or reliance on credit ratings in CFTC regulations and proposing alternatives; and
  • Process of review of swaps for mandatory clearing.

 In addition to the above proposed rulemakings, the CFTC will consider one Non Dodd-Frank proposed rule – Investment of customer funds and funds held in an account for foreign futures and foreign options transactions.