Roleset id: obligate.01 , impelled action, Source: , vncls: , framnet: obligate.01: OBLIGATE-V NOTES: The only difference between 'oblige' and 'obligate' is that the lattercan only occur in the passive. The former also prefers the passive,though. (from obligate.01-v)
Arg0-PAG: causal agent (vnrole: 59-Agent)
Arg1-PPT: obligated, impelled agent (vnrole: 59-Patient)
Arg2-PRD: obligation, impelled action (vnrole: 59-Result)
Example: always passive
person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle
Thus, [an institution]-1 obligated *trace*-1 to make fixed-rate interest payments on debt swaps the payments with another making floating-rate payments.
Arg2: to make fixed-rate interest payments on debt