CFTC resurrects CCP ownership limits

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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has resurrected the issue of ownership limits on derivatives central counterparties (CCPs) at a hearing in Washington, DC on October 1, by proposing a set of restrictions designed to reduce potential conflicts of interest between CCPs and their bank clearing members.

The limits form part of the CFTC's first batch of proposed rule-makings under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and resemble a proposal first put forward b

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