CFTC Vote on Dodd-Frank Indemnification and Confidentiality Provisions

On May 1, the CFTC voted to issue a proposed interpretative statement to clarify that, in certain instances, foreign regulators are exempt from requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act to enter into confidentiality and indemnification agreements with Swap Data Repositories in connection with its access to swap data.  Comments may be submitted for 30 days from publication in the Federal Register.  CFTC Release.