On September 28th, the CFTC announced the approval of trueEX LLC's ("treEX") application for designation as a contract market. trueEX will initially list for trading interest rate swap contracts. It will be the first designated contract market to do so as permitted under the Dodd-Frank Act. Clearing services for trueEX will be provided by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc. Swap data repository services will be provided by DTCC Data Repository LLC. Regulatory services for trueEX will be performed by the National Futures Association. CFTC Press Release.