CFTC December Meetings
CFTC to Hold an Open Commission Meeting on December 10
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold an open meeting on December 10 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern to cover the following topics:
Proposed Rule: Capital Requirements for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants – Reopening the Comment Period and Requesting Additional Comment
Proposed Rule: Amendments to the Swap Clearing Requirement Exemption for Inter-Affiliate Swaps
Proposed Rule: Settlements in Administrative and Civil Proceedings
Final Rule: Amendments to Part 13 of the Commission’s Regulations (Public Rulemaking Procedures)
The meeting will take place at the CFTC headquarters in Washington, DC, and a live webcast will be offered. More information is available here.
CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee to Hold Open Meeting December 11
On December 2, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) announced that it will hold a public meeting at the CFTC headquarters in Washington, DC on December 11 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern. At the meeting, MRAC will receive status reports from its Climate-Related Market Risk, Central Counterparty Risk and Governance, Market Structure, and Interest Rate Benchmark Reform committees. There also will be a discussion regarding the transition from the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) to alternative risk-free reference rates (RFRs), including the International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s (ISDA) recent consultation on the final parameters for the spread and term adjustments that will apply to RFRs if derivatives fallbacks are triggered. Comments in connection with the meeting must be submitted by December 18.
For details as to how to attend or listen to the meeting, please see the CFTC’s press release here.