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CFTC to Hold Open Commission Meeting on October 16

On October 9, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that the CFTC will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, October 16 to consider the following topics:

  • proposed rule: amendment to regulation 23.161 — compliance schedule extension regarding margin requirements; and

  • proposed rule: amendments to the margin rules for uncleared swaps — regulations 23.151 and 23.157.

The meeting will be held at the CFTC’s headquarters in Washington DC and will be open to the public. Members of the public may also watch a live webcast or listen to the meeting via conference call.

More information regarding the open meeting 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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