Alert January 22, 2013

SEC Extends Comment Period for Proposed Capital, Margin, and Segregation Rules for Security-Based Swap Dealers and Major Security-Based Swap Participants

The SEC extended the comment period on its proposed capital, margin, and segregation rules for security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants (discussed in the October 23, 2012 Financial Services Alert) until February 22, 2013.  The comment period was originally scheduled to end on January 22, 2013.