On September 8 2016 the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved a final rule instituting system safeguards testing requirements for designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, swap data repositories and derivatives clearing organisations. In addition, the CFTC issued a comparability determination for Japan's margin requirements for uncleared swaps. The CFTC's determination would permit substituted compliance with Japan's uncleared swap margin rules in place of the uncleared swap margin provisions of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act.
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