A Quick Look: CFTC advisory letter 21-14

Responding to concerns about calculations of required capital, staff in the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) Market Participants Division advised that futures commission merchants and swap dealers, or standalone swap dealers, may compute uncleared swap...

A Quick Look: CFTC no-action letter 21-13

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) staff in the Division of Clearing and Risk reaffirmed guidance from 2014 for a registered derivatives clearing organization, CX Clearinghouse, L.P. This no-action relief reaffirms the interpretive guidance in the CFTC...

A Quick Look: CFTC no-action letter 21-12

Staff in the Division of Data at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) granted interim no-action relief to derivatives clearing organizations acting under exemptive orders from the CFTC, or no-action relief from the CFTC’s Division of Clearing and Risk....

A Quick Look: CFTC no-action letter 21-11

Staff in the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) Divisions of Data, of Market Oversight, and of Clearing and Risk issued a no-action letter for a designated contract market’s binary options cleared by a registered derivatives clearing organization. The...

A Quick Look: CFTC No-Action Letter 21-10

Extending relief to floor brokers, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) Division of Market Oversight and Market Participants Division recognized the difficulty of complying with some regulations because of the COVID-19 pandemic. While this no-action...

A Quick Look: CFTC letter 21-09

In a no-action letter aimed at swap dealers, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) Market Participants Division, Division of Clearing and Risk, Division of Data, and Division of Market Oversight offered Brexit-related no-action for some transaction level...