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Thursday, March 8, 2012

SEC Approves Changes to FINRA Rule 4240

The SEC granted accelerated approval to two FINRA proposed rule changes to FINRA Rule 4240, which implements an interim pilot program with respect to margin requirements for certain transactions in credit default swaps:

FINRA Rule 4240 (Margin Requirements for Credit Default Swaps) (limits the application of the rule at this time to certain transactions in credit default swaps that are security-based swaps and to make other revisions to update the rule.) Release No. 34-66527; File No. SR-FINRA-2012-015

FiNRA Rule 4240 (Margin Requirements for Credit Default Swaps) (extend to July 17, 2012 the implementation of FINRA Rule 4240, retroactively from January 17, 2012.) Release No. 34-66528;  

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