CFTC and SEC Report on International Swap Regulation

On January 31, pursuant to section 719(c) of the Dodd-Frank Act, the CFTC and the SEC delivered a report to Congress on international swap regulation. The report: (i) describes the regulatory framework for OTC derivatives in the Americas, EU and Asia; (ii) analyzes the similarities and differences across jurisdictions; (iii) discusses potential areas for harmonization; and (iv) makes recommendations for next steps. Joint Report.