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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Market Oversight Announces Trade Execution Mandate for Additional Interest Rate Swaps

January 23, 2014

WASHINGTON , Jan. 23 -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued the following news release: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC or Commission) Division of Market Oversight (Division) today announced that trueEX, LLC's (trueEX) self-certification of available-to-trade determinations (MAT Determinations) for certain interest rate swap contracts is deemed certified. This self-certification includes certain interest rate swap contracts made available to trade via an earlier determination that was deemed certified on January 16, 2014 , as well as additional swap contracts. Under Commission regulations, the additional swaps in this MAT Determination, whether listed or offered by trueEX or any other designated contract market (DCM) or swap execution facility (SEF), will become subject to the trade execution requirement under section 2(h)(8) of the Commodity Exchange Act 30 days after certification, on February 21, 2014 . All transactions involving swaps that are subject to the trade execution requirement must be executed through a DCM or a SEF. To the extent swaps subject to the trade execution requirement are executed on a SEF, they must be executed in accordance with the execution methods prescribed by Commission regulations. As a result of this certification, transactions involving the following swaps (highlighted in bold) will be subject to the trade execution requirement, effective February 21, 2014 , in addition to the swaps that will be subject to the trade execution requirement on February 15, 2014 : Table omitted. Click here to view: ( http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/pr6838-14 ) 1 Standard Coupon refers to the then-current fixed coupon rates for Market Agreed Coupon ("MAC") contracts. TNS 24KuanRap-140124 30FurigayJof-4612312 30FurigayJof


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