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For release at 3:30 p.m. EST
December 20, 2019

Agencies Extend Comment Period for Proposed Rule to Amend Swap Margin Rules

WASHINGTON – Five federal agencies on Friday announced they will reopen and extend until January 23, 2020, the comment period on a proposal to change the swap margin rules to facilitate the implementation of prudent risk management strategies at certain banks and swap entities.

The agencies extended the comment period to allow interested persons more time to analyze the issues and prepare their comments, which were originally due by December 9, 2019.


Media Contacts:
FCA Emily Yaghmour (703) 883-4066
FDIC Brian Sullivan (202) 898-6534
FHFA Stefanie Johnson (202) 649-3030
Federal Reserve Board Darren Gersh (202) 452-2955
OCC Stephanie Collins (202) 649-6870

FDIC: PR-125-2019