Five Issues to Watch-Swap Execution Facility Rulemaking (Bloomberg BNA) 

    18 February 2013
    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is poised to consider final rules governing swap execution facilities, or SEFs, a new entity created by the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010. SEFs, as defined by Congress, are clearly distinct from vertically-integrated futures exchanges, and are intended to compete with other SEFs to execute swaps transactions for customers.