New regs for Tuesday: Swaps and foreign currency

The Securities and Exchange Commission is finalizing amendments to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to harmonize rules with the Dodd-Frank financial reform law and streamline the regulatory process.

Food and Drugs:

The Food and Drug Administration is changing its approved animal drug rules to reflect a change in drug ownership.

Air, Water and the Environment:

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is closing a herring fishery.

The Coast Guard is temporarily changing operating schedules for drawbridges in Washington, Oregon and Virginia.

An arm of the Department of Agriculture is formally changing the rules of the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program. It says the changes have already been implemented administratively.

The Farm Credit Administration is amending its accounting standards.

The Fish and Wildlife Service is taking a step towards adding two subspecies of woodpeckers to the endangered species list. The agency is also proposing 2013-2014 hunting regulations for migratory birds, including ducks.

Indian Affairs:

The National Indian Gaming Commission is revising its appeals process to add new actions that can be appealed.


The State Department is expanding its Iran sanctions list by two people and two companies.