17 CFR 230.240 - Exemption for certain security-based swaps.

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§ 230.240 Exemption for certain security-based swaps.
(a) Except as expressly provided in paragraph (b) of this section, the Act does not apply to the offer or sale of any security-based swap that is:
(1) A security-based swap agreement, as defined in Section 2A of the Act (15 U.S.C. 77b(b)-1) as in effect prior to July 16, 2011; and
(2) Entered into between eligible contract participants (as defined in Section 1a(12) of the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. 1a(12)) as in effect prior to July 16, 2011, other than a person who is an eligible contract participant under Section 1a(12)(C) of the Commodity Exchange Act as in effect prior to July 16, 2011).
(b) The exemption provided in paragraph (a) of this section does not apply to the provisions of Section 17(a) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 77q(a)).
(c) This rule will expire on February 11, 2014. In such event, the Commission will publish a rule removing this section from 17 CFR part 230 or modifying it as appropriate.
[76 FR 40611, July 11, 2011, as amended at 78 FR 7659, Feb. 4, 2013]

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  • 2014-08-14; vol. 79 # 157 - Thursday, August 14, 2014
    1. 79 FR 47736 - Money Market Fund Reform; Amendments to Form PF
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      SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, 17 CFR Parts 230, 239, 270, 274 and 279
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: October 14, 2014. Compliance Dates: The applicable compliance dates are discussed in section III.N. of the Release titled “Compliance Dates.”

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Title 17 published on 2014-04-01

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  • 2014-09-11; vol. 79 # 176 - Thursday, September 11, 2014
    1. 79 FR 54224 - Treatment of Certain Communications Involving Security-Based Swaps That May Be Purchased Only by Eligible Contract Participants
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      SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
      Proposed rule.
      Comments should be received on or before November 10, 2014.
      17 CFR Part 230