SIFMA's Asset Management Group and other industry associations have asked the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to delay implementation of some swaps reforms due to begin Monday. "This request does not reflect a lack of will or commitment regarding clearing but, rather, one of inadequate time for [clearinghouses] and [banks and brokers] to implement the necessary technological infrastructure to provide ... critical protection to their customers," according to a letter from the industry groups. Read the letter.

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