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CFTC Announces Open Commission Meeting to Consider Final Rules on Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps, Registration Exemptions for Foreign Intermediaries and Derivative Position Limits

On October 8, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it will hold an open meeting on October 15. At this meeting, the CFTC will consider the following:

  • Final Rule: Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants (Phase VI Compliance Date Extension);
  • Final Rule: Exemption from Registration for Certain Foreign Intermediaries; and
  • Final Rule: Position Limits for Derivatives.

The meeting will be held virtually in accordance with CFTC’s implementation of social distancing due to COVID-19. More information is available here.

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Kevin M. Foley, Finance Lawyer, Katten Llaw Firm
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Kevin M. Foley has extensive experience in commodities law and advises a wide range of clients, both in the United States and abroad, on compliance with the Commodity Exchange Act and the rules of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) affecting traditional exchange-traded products, as well as the over-the-counter markets involving swaps and other derivative instruments. His clients include futures commission merchants, derivatives clearing organizations, designated contract markets, foreign boards of trade and an industry trade association.

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Stanley Polit concentrates his practice in transactional, corporate and regulatory aspects of financial services matters. Stan is able to provide legal services to a wide variety of clients including proprietary trading firms, hedge funds, broker-dealers, registered investment advisers, commodity trading advisers, financial institutions and general corporate clients.

Prior to joining Katten, Stan served as a council member for a national crisis management firm, where he specialized in crisis communication and merged media strategies. He has...

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