CFTC Final Interpretive Guidance on Foreign Regulators’ Indemnification and Confidentiality Obligations

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On October 22, the CFTC issued final interpretive guidance to, under certain circumstances, exempt foreign regulators from the indemnification and confidentiality provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act. This exemption applies generally to data that is reported pursuant to foreign law and if the swap data repository is registered, recognized, or otherwise authorized by the country’s law and regulation. CFTC Release.