The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity
Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) are holding a joint
roundtable today that could help define how the credit default
swaps (CDS) market is regulated. The roundtable will provide a
venue for input from swap industry executives, and lawyers say
the opportunity will be widely met.
It shows the regulators are listening, said
Linklaters capital markets partner Gary Barnett, and
theyre willing to be informed about market
<!--[if !supportEmptyParas]--> The roundtable will be
held today at 9am EST, at the CFTCs headquarters in
Washington. The public can listen in through a toll-free number
provided at the Commissions website. The panel plans
to discuss products in the first half of the roundtable and the
clearing process in the second.