After months of fretting, non-financial companies that useover-the-counter swaps should find out this week what regulatorsare proposing in terms of margin requirements, which are expectedto affect at least some corporate end-users.

In fact, Tuesday will be jam-packed with margin-related events.At a Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) meeting at 9:30 ETTuesday morning, the commission is set to vote on a proposal thatis expected to exclude corporate end users from marginrequirements.

At a meeting that begins half an hour later, the Federal DepositInsurance Corp. (FDIC) will vote on a proposal to require banks itregulates to subject at least some corporate customers tocollateral requirements on swaps trades. Other banking regulators,including the Federal Reserve, are expected to follow the FDIC'slead and issue similar proposals.

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