January 27, 2020

January 27, 2020

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CFTC to Hold an Open Commission Meeting on December 18

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission will hold an open meeting on December 18 at 9:00 a.m. EST to consider the following topics: 

  • Final Rule: Amendments to Derivatives Clearing Organization General Provisions and Core Principles.

  • Proposed Rule: Prohibition on Post-Trade Name Give-Up on Swap Execution Facilities.

  • Proposed Rule: Cross-Border Application of the Registration Thresholds and Certain Requirements Applicable to Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants.

  • Request for Comment on Designated Foreign Sovereign Debt as Collateral and Acceptable Currencies for Collateral and Settlement.

The meeting will take place at the CFTC headquarters in Washington DC, and a live webcast will be offered. 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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