On November 12th, Bloomberg reported the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. has written the CFTC in response to CME Group Inc.'s federal lawsuit seeking to enjoin the CFTC's swap data reporting rules from taking effect. DTCC contends CME's suit is merely an attempt to limit access to trading data CME obtains in its role as a derivatives clearing organization. Response. On November 13th, Fox Business reported DTCC has moved to intervene in the CME's lawsuit. The motion contends, among other things, that CME's delay in filing its complaint until shortly before the challenged rule's effective date suggests the suit is a pretext. Motion. Reuters reported the CFTC has given CME a three week reprieve from the reporting requirement. It remains unclear, however, whether the delay means the agency will grant CME's request to become a swaps data repository. Reprieve.