CFTC/SEC Joint Release And Public Roundtable: Request for Public Comment on Principal Definitions Under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - August 16, 2010

On August 13, 2010, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) issued the attached joint release requesting public comment on the principal definitions under Title VII of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act).

In addition, the CFTC and SEC have scheduled a joint public roundtable meeting on August 20, 2010, to address issues related to governance and conflicts of interest in the clearing and listing of swaps and security-based swaps.