Commodity XL for Dodd-Frank: End User Exemption

Ensure End User Exemption for OTC Derivatives

Commodity XL for Dodd-Frank: End User Exemption

Executive holding clipboard Is your hedging program at risk from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act?

Do you need to ensure Dodd-Frank End User Exemption?

Will your current systems and procedures enable you to validate your hedging programs?

  • Commodity XL for Dodd Frank: End User Exemption™ is Software Assisted Compliance (SAC) that meets all requirements under Dodd-Frank to ensure organizations' bona fide hedging programs are exempt from central clearing and margin requirements."

Business Intelligence

  • Ensure Software Assisted Compliance (SAC) with security, controls, auditability and sustainable workflow
  • Increase transparency throughout your business
  • Manage OTC derivatives on a common platform to eliminate local data stores and ensure auditability of all transactions

Integrated Operations

  • Establish standard operating procedures to maintain exemptions
  • Set up an auditable hedging program using configurable regression analysis to test hedge effectiveness
  • Maintain automated documentation and disclosure for Dodd-Frank

Compliance & Control

  • Gain End-User Exemption status and avoid central clearing and additional margin requirements
  • Ensure compliance now and in the future
  • Protect your hedging programs
  • Identify transactions that potentially have a high risk of hedge disqualification with Risk of Failure Assessment

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Dodd-Frank mandates that all OTC derivatives are centrally cleared and subject to additional margin requirements. Organizations that trade derivatives to mitigate commercial risk can apply for exemption on a hedge by hedge basis providing they have the processes in place to meet Dodd-Frank rules.

Commodity XL for Dodd-Frank: End User Exemption

Commodity XL for Dodd-Frank: End User Exemption enables the exemption process for each hedge, allowing companies to protect their hedging programs and ensure that valuable working capital is retained. Key functionality includes a complete audit trail of hedging activity, effectiveness testing, and automated documentation and disclosure management. Commodity XL for Dodd-Frank: End User Exemption will be continually updated as regulations evolve.
How to get started - To learn more about Commodity XL for Dodd-Frank: End User Exemption and what it can do for your supply, marketing, trading and scheduling activities, download a brochure, request more information or call +1.203.291.7979.