SEC Proposed Rule for Security-Based Swap Dealers and Major Security-Based Swap Participants

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On October 17, the SEC proposed capital, margin, and segregation requirements for security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants as required by the Dodd-Frank Act. The proposal: (i) sets minimum capital requirements; (ii) establishes margin requirements with respect to non-cleared security-based swaps; and (iii) establishes segregation requirements for security-based swap dealers and notification requirements with respect to segregation for security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants. Comments may be submitted for 60 days following publication in the Federal Register. SEC Release. SEC Proposed Rule.

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