Commodity Futures Trading Commission August 2, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Rules Relating To Review of National Futures Association Decisions in Disciplinary, Membership Denial, Registration and Member Responsibility Actions
Document Number: E7-14922
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-08-02
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'' or ``CFTC'') hereby amends 17 CFR Part 171, by adding language to Commission Rule Sec. 171.9(b) (manner of service), allowing for service by facsimile (``fax'') or by electronic means (``e-mail''), making either means of service effective upon receipt. The amendment will also indicate that parties who consent to accepting service of documents by electronic means or fax in the underlying NFA action also consent to accepting service by the same means in proceedings under Part 171.