CFTC Updates

CMC has long sought, through communications with the CFTC and numerous discussions on Capitol Hill, to encourage the CFTC to better coordinate its rulemaking with global commodities and derivatives regulators, so as to not unduly harm American businesses, job creation, capital formation and market liquidity. It is heartening to note that the CFTC has acknowledged our concerns by planning this meeting.

CFTC and SEC Staffs to Host Public Roundtable to Discuss International Issues relating to the Implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act
The staffs of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will hold a joint public roundtable on August 1, 2011, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, to discuss international issues related to the implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture
CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture.
Event Date – 07/21/2011

Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.
Event Date – 07/21/2011

The following Final Rule has been published:

  • 76 FR 42508:  17 CFR Chapter 1 Effective Date for Swap Regulation
  • 76 FR 43851:  17 CFR Parts 15 and 20 Large Trader Reporting for Physical Commodity Swaps
  • 76 FR 43874:  17 CFR Part 160 Privacy of Consumer Financial Information; Conforming Amendments Under Dodd-Frank Act
  • 76 FR 43879:  17 CFR Part 162 Business Affiliate Marketing and Disposal of Consumer Information Rules
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