On November 19th, the SEC published for comment proposed new rules and rule amendments governing the security-based swap data repository registration process, the duties of such repositories, and the core principles applicable to such repositories. SEC Press Release on Swap Repositories. See also Schapiro Remarks on Swap Repositories. Comments on the proposed swap data repository registration rules should be submitted within 45 days after publication in the Federal Register, which is expected during the week of December 6. The SEC also voted to propose Regulation SBSR to provide for the reporting of security-based swap information to registered security-based swap data repositories or the SEC, and the public dissemination of security-based swap transaction, volume, and pricing information. SEC Press Release on Regulation SBSR. See also Schapiro Remarks on Regulation SBSR; Aguilar Remarks. Comments on proposed Regulation SBSR should be submitted on or before January 18, 2011.