DTCC threatens lawsuit over CME SDR plan

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The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) may take legal action to prevent CME Group from introducing a new rule that would bundle clearing and reporting services at the Chicago exchange – a move the DTCC argues is anticompetitive.

The proposal to introduce a new clause to the CME rule book – known as Rule 1001 – was filed with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) at the end of last year, and would require CME's clearing house to direct cleared trades to its own swaps data re

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