Commodity Futures Trading Commission September 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fees for Reviews of the Rule Enforcement Programs of Contract Markets and Registered Futures Association
Document Number: 05-19461
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-29
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission charges fees to designated contract markets and the National Futures Association (NFA) to recover the costs incurred by the Commission in the operation of a program which provides a service to these entities. The fees are charged for the Commission's conduct of its program of oversight of self-regulatory rule enforcement programs (NFA and the contract markets are referred to as SROs). The calculation of the fee amounts to be charged for FY 2005 is based on an average of actual program costs incurred during FY 2002, 2003, and 2004, as explained below. The FY 2005 fee schedule is set forth in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Electronic payment of fees is required.
Definition of “Client” of a Commodity Trading Advisor
Document Number: 05-19323
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-09-28
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC) is proposing to amend Rule 1.3(bb) by adding to that rule a definition of the term ``client,'' as it relates to commodity trading advisors (CTAs) (Proposal). This would clarify inconsistencies in the Commission's regulations concerning the advisees of CTAs. The Proposal would also reflect the Commission's longstanding view that its antifraud authority extends to all CTAs, irrespective of whether they provide advice on a personalized or nonpersonalized basis.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 05-18677
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-19
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 05-18337
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-14
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 05-18336
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-14
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 05-18335
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-14
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 05-18334
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-14
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Technical and Clarifying Amendments to Rules for Exempt Markets, Derivatives Transaction Execution Facilities and Designated Contract Markets, and Procedural Changes for Derivatives Clearing Organization Registration Applications
Document Number: 05-18174
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-09-14
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On July 11, 2005, the Commission published in the Federal Register a request for comments on proposed Technical and Clarifying Amendments to rules for Exempt Markets, Derivatives Transaction Execution Facilities and Designated Contract Markets, and Procedural Changes for Derivatives Clearing Organization Registration Applications. The proposed amendments are intended to: Clarify and codify acceptable practices under the Commission's rules for trading facilities, implemented pursuant to the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000, based on the Commission's experience in applying those rules since they were originally adopted in 2001; and revise the application and review process for designation as a derivatives clearing organization. The original comment period closed on September 9, 2005. By letter dated September 6, 2005, the New York Mercantile Exchange (``NYMEX'') requested that the comment period be extended 15 days, to September 26, 2005. NYMEX requested the additional time because, due to current extreme energy market conditions, the Exchange staff will be unable to properly circulate its response and obtain the necessary committee approvals and other review necessary to file a comment prior to the original close of the comment period on September 9, 2005. In response to this request, and in order to ensure that an adequate opportunity is provided for the submission of meaningful comments, the Commission will reopen and extend the comment period on the proposed rules.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 05-17901
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-08
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 05-17604
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-06
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), 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; it includes the actual data collection instruments [if any].
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 05-17603
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-06
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), 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 ICF describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument [if any].