CFTC Rule on Derivatives Clearing Organization General Provisions

On October 18, pursuant to Section 725(c) of the Dodd-Frank Act, the CFTC adopted final rules establishing standards for compliance with certain core principals applicable to derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs). The CFTC also adopted rules requiring DCOs to designate a Chief Compliance Officer, and rules revising the DCO registration application. CFTC Fact Sheet.