On July 1st, the SEC extended to April 16, 2012, the expiration dates in its temporary rules that provide exemptions under the Securities Act, the Securities Exchange Act, and the Trust Indenture Act for certain credit default swaps, in order to continue facilitating the operation of one or more central counterparties for those credit default swaps as the agency considers rules implementing the clearing provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act. SEC Release No. 33-9232.