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Update on Over-The-Counter (OTC) Derivatives Legislation in the US

The financial crisis has brought the derivatives to the forefront of regulatory attention. In 2010, as a response, the US enacted the Dodd-Frank Act which provides for new Federal regulation of the swaps market and is expected to make fundamental changes in the way the swaps market operates. Many sections of the Dodd-Frank Act require significant rulemaking by the SEC and CFTC. This article provides an update on recent developments and current status of such rulemaking.