7 U.S. Code § 24a - Swap data repositories
It shall be unlawful for any person, unless registered with the Commission, directly or indirectly to make use of the mails or any means or instrumentality of interstate commerce to perform the functions of a swap data repository.
Each registered swap data repository shall be subject to inspection and examination by any representative of the Commission.
Unless otherwise determined by the Commission by rule or regulation, a swap data repository described in subparagraph (A) shall have reasonable discretion in establishing the manner in which the swap data repository complies with the core principles described in this section.
In accordance with subparagraph (B), the Commission shall prescribe standards that specify the data elements for each swap that shall be collected and maintained by each registered swap data repository.
The Commission shall prescribe data collection and data maintenance standards for swap data repositories.
Each swap data repository shall designate an individual to serve as a chief compliance officer.
The Commission may develop 1 or more additional duties applicable to swap data repositories.
In developing additional duties under subparagraph (A), the Commission may take into consideration any evolving standard of the United States or the international community.
The Commission shall establish additional duties for any registrant described in section 1a(48) of this title in order to minimize conflicts of interest, protect data, ensure compliance, and guarantee the safety and security of the swap data repository.
Any person that is required to be registered as a swap data repository under this section shall register with the Commission regardless of whether that person is also licensed as a bank or registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as a swap data repository.
The Commission shall adopt rules governing persons that are registered under this section.
A prior section 21 of act Sept. 21, 1922, ch. 369, as added by Pub. L. 96–276, § 7, June 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 542, related to silver markets activity and was set out as a note under section 4a of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 102–546, title IV, § 402(13), Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 3625.
Section effective on the later of 360 days after July 21, 2010, or, to the extent a provision of subtitle A (§§ 711–754) of title VII of Pub. L. 111–203 requires a rulemaking, not less than 60 days after publication of the final rule or regulation implementing such provision of subtitle A, see section 754 of Pub. L. 111–203, set out as an Effective Date of 2010 Amendment note under section 1a of this title.