The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) is expected Tuesday to propose new capital requirements for certain swap participants, as well as guidelines for adjusting the premiums of large banks.

Under the Dodd-Frank Act, derivatives reform is largely left to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission to implement. But the law also gave the prudential bank regulators the task of imposing capital and margin requirements on swap participants that are depository institutions. The FDIC is drafting the proposal with the Federal Reserve Board and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

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