On September 26th, five federal banking agencies reopened to November 26, 2012, the comment period on a proposed rule that would establish margin and capital requirements for swap dealers, major swap participants, security-based swap dealers, and major security-based swap participants for which one of the agencies is the prudential regulator. The comment period was reopened in order to consider the consultative document on margin requirements for noncentrally-cleared derivatives recently published for comment by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the IOSCO. Joint Press Release.