CFTC Issues Final Rules Regarding Agricultural Commodity Definition and Large Trader Reporting for Physical Commodity Swaps

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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) on July 7, 2011 held a public meeting to consider several final rules under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”). The CFTC approved final regulations regarding (1) an “agricultural commodity” definition, and (2) large trader reporting for physical commodity swaps.

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