CFTC repository rule won't save regulators from data leak bills, say European supervisors


Regulators outside the US should have been celebrating the release of final rules on swap data repositories (SDRs) by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on August 15 - the text attempts to resolve a clause in the Dodd-Frank Act that would make them liable for any costs that arise after data has been requested from a US-registered repository, including lawsuits triggered by data leaks. Unfortunately, the CFTC's fix won't do the trick, European regulators say.

The root of the problem

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: