CFTC Updates

The following Final Rule has been published:

  • 78 FR 20788
    Dual and Multiple Associations of Persons Associated With Swap Dealers, Major Swap Participants and Other Commission Registrants17 CFR Parts 3 and 23

CFTC Announces Jonathan L. Marcus as General Counsel

Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler today announced that Jonathan L. Marcus has been named the agency’s General Counsel. Mr. Marcus has served at the Commission for the past two years as the Deputy General Counsel for Litigation.

CFTC Approves Final Regulations Governing Exemption from Required Clearing for Inter-Affiliate Swaps

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued a final rule to exempt swaps between certain affiliated entities within a corporate group from the clearing requirement under section 2(h)(1)(A) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and Commission regulations, subject to a number of conditions.

CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight Issues Time-Limited No-Action Relief to Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants Regarding Certain Recordkeeping Obligations

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) issued time-limited no-action relief for swap dealers (SDs) and major swap participants (MSPs) concerning certain recordkeeping obligations under Part 23 of the Commission’s Regulations.