ISDA Focus: Dodd-Frank

The rule-making process and ISDA's views

ISDA supports regulatory efforts to increase the safety and soundness of financial and OTC derivatives markets. The Association has actively participated in the Dodd-Frank rule-making process by providing statistics, studies and comment letters to members of Congress, the SEC and the CFTC.

Click here to learn about the Dodd-Frank Documentation Initiative and ISDA Amend.

Click here to visit the page for ISDA August 2012 Dodd-Frank Protocol Management.

Recent comment letters from ISDA are below.

DateTitle / DescriptionDocuments
November 23, 2010
Ownership Limitations & Governance Requirements for Security-Based Swap Clearing Agencies
Comment Letter to SEC
November 23, 2010
Determination of Foreign Exchange Swaps and Forwards
Comment Letter
November 16, 2010
Mitigation of Conflicts of Interest
Comment Letter to CFTC
November 15, 2010
Offsetting of Derivatives Assets and Liabilities
Comment Letter
November 12, 2010
Reporting of Pre-enactment Swaps
Comment Letter to CFTC
October 27, 2010
Regulation of Agricultural Swaps
Comment Letter to CFTC & SEC
October 22, 2010
Business Conduct Standards
Comment Letter to CFTC & SEC
October 1, 2010
SEFs and Trading Determinations
Comment Letter to CFTC & SEC
September 20, 2010
Definitions Contained in Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Comment Letter to CFTC & SEC
April 26, 2010
ISDA Response to IMF Report: Making Over-the-Counter Derivatives Safer
Comment Letter to IMF