SEC, CFTC Holding Public Roundtable on International Issues

The SEC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a joint public roundtable Aug. 1 to discuss international issues related to the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act’s Title VII, also known as the Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010.

Topics for discussion will include:

  • Cross-border transactions, including application of requirements to foreign and domestic entities, reporting requirements, and mandatory clearing and trading requirements.
  • Global entities, including registration as a swap or security-based swap dealer or major swap or security-based swap participant; substantive requirements; regulations of transactions versus regulation of entities; and effect of international regulatory differences on global entities.
  • Market infrastructure, including registration of clearing agencies, trade data repositories, execution facilities and exchanges; substantive requirements; and effect of international regulatory differences on market infrastructure.

Panelists will be announced later.

The roundtable will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the conference center at the CFTC’s headquarters at 1155 21st N.W. in Washington. The discussion will be open to the public with seating on a first-come, first- served basis.

Members of the public also may listen in by calling (866) 844-9416, with the passcode 4316057. The international toll number is (203) 369-5026. A transcript of the discussion will be published on the CFTC’s website and on the SEC’s website.

Members of the public wishing to submit their views on the topics addressed at the roundtable may do so by contacting:

  • CFTC: through the Comments Online application.
  • SEC: by e-mail to (all e-mails must reference file number 4-636 in the subject field) or through the comment form.

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