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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, will hold a public meeting on Thursday, December 9, 2010, to consider the issuance of proposed rulemakings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the following topics:

  • Core principles and other requirements for swap execution facilities;
  • End-user exception to mandatory clearing of swaps;
  • Business conduct standards with counterparties; and
  • Governance requirements for derivatives clearing organizations, designated contract markets and swap execution facilities, and additional requirements regarding the mitigation of conflicts of interest.

 In addition to these proposed rulemakings, the CFTC will consider the issuance of an interim final rule for reporting certain post-enactment swap transactions.

 Check frequently for updates on the Dodd-Frank Act and other important securities law matters.