17 CFR 37.6 - Enforceability.

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§ 37.6 Enforceability.

(a) A transaction entered into on or pursuant to the rules of a swap execution facility shall not be void, voidable, subject to rescission, otherwise invalidated, or rendered unenforceable as a result of:

(1) A violation by the swap execution facility of the provisions of section 5h of the Act or this part;

(2) Any Commission proceeding to alter or supplement a rule, term, or condition under section 8a(7) of the Act or to declare an emergency under section 8a(9) of the Act; or

(3) Any other proceeding the effect of which is to:

(i) Alter or supplement a specific term or condition or trading rule or procedure; or

(ii) Require a swap execution facility to adopt a specific term or condition, trading rule or procedure, or to take or refrain from taking a specific action.

(b) A swap execution facility shall provide each counterparty to a transaction that is entered into on or pursuant to the rules of the swap execution facility with a written record of all of the terms of the transaction which shall legally supersede any previous agreement and serve as a confirmation of the transaction. The confirmation of all terms of the transaction shall take place at the same time as execution; provided that specific customer identifiers for accounts included in bunched orders involving swaps need not be included in confirmations provided by a swap execution facility if the applicable requirements of § 1.35(b)(5) of this chapter are met.

Title 17 published on 2015-12-04

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 17 CFR Part 37 after this date.

  • 2016-12-30; vol. 81 # 251 - Friday, December 30, 2016
    1. 81 FR 96704 - Position Limits for Derivatives
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      COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION, 37, 17 CFR Parts 1, 15, 17, 19, 38, 140, 150 and 151
      Reproposal.
      Comments must be received on or before February 28, 2017.
      17 CFR Part 1

Title 17 published on 2015-12-04.

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  • 2016-09-19; vol. 81 # 181 - Monday, September 19, 2016
    1. 81 FR 64272 - System Safeguards Testing Requirements
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      COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
      Final rule.
      Effective date: This rule is effective September 19, 2016. Compliance dates: (1) Designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, and swap data repositories must be in full compliance with the vulnerability testing requirements of this rule within 180 calendar days after the effective date. (2) Designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, and swap data repositories must be in full compliance with the penetration testing requirements of this rule within one year after the effective date. Such compliance must include having conducted and completed penetration testing that complies with this rule within one year after the effective date. In the case of covered designated contract markets and swap data repositories, such compliance must include penetration testing conducted and completed by an independent contractor as required by this rule. (3) Designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, and swap data repositories must be in full compliance with the controls testing requirements of this rule within one year after the effective date. Covered designated contract markets and swap data repositories must have testing of key controls by an independent contractor as required by this rule completed within three years after the effective date. (4) Designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, and swap data repositories must be in full compliance with the security incident response plan testing requirements of this rule within 180 calendar days after the effective date. Such compliance must include having created and completed testing of a security incident response plan within 180 days after the effective date. (5) Designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, and swap data repositories must be in full compliance with the enterprise technology risk assessment requirements of this rule within one year after the effective date. Such compliance must include having completed an enterprise technology risk assessment that complies with this rule within one year after the effective date. (6) Designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, and swap data repositories must be in full compliance with the requirements of this rule for updating their business continuity-disaster recovery plans and emergency procedures within one year after the effective date. Such compliance must include having completed an update of such plans and procedures within one year after the effective date. (7) Designated contract markets must be in full compliance with the requirements of this rule respecting required production of annual total trading volume within 30 calendar days of the effective date. (8) Designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, and swap data repositories must be in full compliance with the system safeguards-related books and records requirements of this rule, which are part of such entities' current books and records requirements under current Commission regulations and statutory core principles, as of the effective date. (9) Designated contract markets, swap execution facilities, and swap data repositories must be in full compliance with all other provisions of these final rules within one year after the effective date.
      17 CFR Parts 37, 38, and 49