Treasury exempts FX swaps and forwards from most derivatives regulation

November 2012
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Treasury exempts FX swaps and forwards from most derivatives regulation

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The US Treasury Department issued a final determination that exempts foreign exchange (FX) swaps and forwards from most of the requirements in Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act, effective November 20, 2012. This FS Regulatory Brief describes the new Treasury exemption for FX swaps and forwards and offers insights as to its expected impact.

The US Treasury Department issued a final determination that exempts foreign exchange (FX) swaps and forwards from most of the requirements in Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act, effective November 20, 2012.

This FS Regulatory Brief describes the new Treasury exemption for FX swaps and forwards and offers insights as to its expected impact.

To read this FS Regulatory Brief, please click here..