CFTC Announces Actions Relating to Utility Special Entity Swaps, Physical Commodity Hedging and Trading on SEFs and DCMs

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On May 22, Acting CFTC Chairman Wetjen announced three actions to (i) protect liquidity for certain end-users of swaps with utility special entities, (ii) further consider certain issues relating to hedging of physical commodities, and (iii) promote trading on Designated Contract Markets (DCMs) and Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs). Press Release.

 

Topics:  CFTC, Designated Contract Market, Hedging, SEFs, Swap Dealers, Swaps

Published In: Finance & Banking Updates, Securities Updates

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