FCM Issues May Force Small Firms Out Of OTC

11 Apr 2013

A requirement by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission that firms need a futures commission merchant to trade certain swaps beginning June 10 may force up to 2,000 small firms out of the over-the-counter derivatives market.

A requirement by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission that firms need a futures commission merchant to trade certain swaps beginning June 10 may force up to 2,000 small firms out of the over-the-counter derivatives market. Observers say the firms may not be able to afford a FCM ...

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