SEC/CFTC ANPR: Dodd-Frank Act, Title VII Definitions

On August 13, the Fed and the CFTC issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking to solicit comments on how to define key terms in connection with swaps and security-based swaps and as to regulations to be prescribed regarding “mixed swaps”, as required under Section VII of the Dodd-Frank Act.  Comments must be received no later than 30 days after publication of the ANPR in the Federal Register. ANPR.