Thursday, July 21, 2011
The staffs of the SEC and the CFTC will hold a joint public roundtable on August 1 to discuss international issues related to the implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act. They released an agenda and stated that panelists will be announced at a later date. They are also soliciting public comments.
Session I – Cross-Border Transactions
Application of requirements to foreign and domestic entities
Mandatory clearing and trading requirements
Session II – Global Entities
Registration as a swap or security-based swap dealer or major swap or security-based swap participant.
Regulation of transactions versus regulation of entities.
Effect of international regulatory differences on global entities.
Session III – Market Infrastructure
Registration of clearing agencies, trade data repositories, execution facilities and exchanges.
Effect of international regulatory differences on market infrastructure.