Cargill reveals 'struggle' with Dodd-Frank swap dealer rules

Rules are uphill battle for non-financial firms, says compliance chief

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Swap dealers face a total of 4,323 obligations, says Cargill

Minnesota-based commodities trading giant Cargill – the first non-financial company to register as a swap dealer under the US Dodd-Frank Act – has faced numerous hurdles in its efforts to comply with swap dealer rules, according to the chief compliance officer of Cargill Risk Management, the company's registered swap dealer. "There are no joys" to registering as a swap dealer, Uzi Rosha said in a keynote speech at Energy Risk Summit USA in Houston on May 21. In all, swap dealers f

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