On June 18, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it will hold an open meeting on June 25 to consider whether to adopt rules that would apply the definitions of “security-based swap dealer” and “major security-based swap participant” to cross-border security-based swap activities. The proposed rules would be issued pursuant to the SEC’s authority under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. 

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