Commodity Futures Trading Commission February 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2016-03595
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-19
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Order Authorizing the National Futures Association as a Commission Designee for Direct Electronic Access to Data in Swap Data Repositories
Document Number: 2016-03064
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-16
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') is issuing an order (``Order'') authorizing the National Futures Association (``NFA'') as a Commission designee to receive direct electronic access to data maintained in swap data repositories (``SDRs'') registered with the Commission. The Commission is authorized to designate persons to receive direct electronic access to SDR data pursuant to Section 21(c)(4)(A) of the Commodity Exchange Act (``CEA''). NFA is registered with the Commission as a registered futures association (``RFA'') pursuant to Section 17 of the CEA. Direct access to SDR data will facilitate NFA's performance of functions delegated to NFA by the Commission, as well as the performance of other duties authorized by the CEA and the Commission. As a condition to authorizing NFA as a Commission designee, NFA is required to keep all non-public information received through direct electronic access to SDR data confidential and to refer any request for such data to the Commission for handling.
Foreign Futures and Options Transactions
Document Number: 2016-02795
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-02-11
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'' or ``CFTC'') is granting an exemption to certain member firms designated by the Korea Exchange (``KRX'') from the application of certain of the Commission's foreign futures and option regulations based upon substituted compliance with certain comparable regulatory and self- regulatory requirements of a foreign regulatory authority consistent with conditions specified by the Commission, as set forth herein. This Order is issued pursuant to Commission Regulation 30.10, which permits persons to file a petition with the Commission for exemption from the application of certain of the Regulations set forth in Part 30 and authorizes the Commission to grant such an exemption if such action would not be otherwise contrary to the public interest or to the purposes of the provision from which exemption is sought. The Commission notes that this Order does not pertain to any transaction in swaps, as defined in Section 1a(47) of the Commodity Exchange Act (``Act'').
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-02217
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-05
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. (PRA), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-01774
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-02
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (``ICR'') abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-01773
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-02
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (``ICR'') abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-01760
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-01
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (``ICR'') abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-01758
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-01
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (``ICR'') abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2016-01753
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-02-01
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (``ICR'') abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden.