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Title XVI: Section 1256 Contracts

American Bankers Association Contacts

Cecelia Calaby  (202) 663-5325

Dechert LLP Authors


Matthew Kerfoot  (212) 641-5694


Title XVI excludes some kinds of swaps and securities futures contracts from the preferential tax treatment of section 1256 of the Internal Revenue Code ("IRC").

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