Sommers Is 'Deeply Concerned' Over Lack of CFTC, SEC Coordination on Swaps-continued

March 5, 2012--The inability of U.S. regulators to agree on guidelines for the international reach of the Dodd- Frank Act may disrupt the $708 trillion global swaps market, said Jill E. Sommers, a Republican member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
“I’m deeply concerned that there has not been adequate coordination” with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and non-U.S. regulators, she said today in a speech at an Institute of International Bankers conference in Washington. “Of even greater concern to me is that the commission appears to be considering a piecemeal approach,” she said of the CFTC.

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