• CFTC Holds First Open Meeting of 2012 and Finalizes Key Rulemakings Under the Dodd-Frank Act
  • January 18, 2012
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • On January 11, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) adopted three final rules to implement certain requirements contained in Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act), including (1) the protection of cleared swaps customer collateral, (2) external business conduct standards for swap dealers and major swap participants, and (3) the registration of swap dealers and major swap participants. The CFTC also adopted proposed rules to implement the Volcker Rule.