On May 23, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an order pursuant to Section 4d of the Commodity Exchange Act authorizing the New York Mercantile Exchange and registered futures commission merchants to hold Dubai Mercantile Exchange customer positions and associated funds in US customer segregated accounts. Separately, the CFTC’s Division of Market Oversight issued a no-action letter permitting DME to make certain contracts listed on its electronic trading system available in the U.S.

http://www.cftc.gov/files/opa/press07/opaNYMEX-DME4dOrderfinal.pdf

http://www.cftc.gov/files/tm/letters/07letters/tm07-06.pdf