Commodity Futures Trading Commission September 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038-0062, Regulation Pertaining to Financial Integrity of the Forex Market Place
Document Number: 2014-23263
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (``PRA''), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on requirements relating to reporting by retail foreign exchange dealers who fail to maintain required capital, reporting to customers, risk assessment filings and recordkeeping requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974 System of Records Notice
Document Number: 2014-23203
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is providing notice that it is retiring two systems of records notices (SORNs), CFTC-20 Registration and CFTC-28 Self-Regulatory Organization Disciplinary Action Files, from its inventory of record systems because the relevant records are covered by the revised SORN CFTC-12, National Futures Association (NFA) Applications Suite System (Exempted).
Privacy Act of 1974 System of Records Notice
Document Number: 2014-23186
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-30
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC) is revising a system of records under the Privacy Act of 1974, CFTC-12, Fitness Investigations, and renaming the system ``National Futures Association (NFA) Applications Suite System (Exempted)'' to more broadly cover the activities of NFA on behalf of the Commission by delegated authority and also cover new data collections for swap dealers, major swap participants and retail foreign exchange dealers as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act and recent Commission rules.
Global Markets Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-22985
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-26
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that on October 9, 2014, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. the Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC) will hold a public meeting at the CFTC's Washington, DC headquarters. The meeting will focus on issues related to clearing Non-Deliverable Forwards (NDFs) and the digital currency bitcoin. The meeting will consist of two panels. The first panel will discuss whether a clearing mandate is appropriate for NDFs, with a particular focus on how such a mandate would impact foreign exchange contracts. The second panel will discuss the CFTC's jurisdiction with respect to derivatives contracts that reference the digital currency bitcoin.
Exclusion of Utility Operations-Related Swaps With Utility Special Entities From De Minimis Threshold for Swaps With Special Entities
Document Number: 2014-22966
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-26
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC) is amending its regulations (Amendments) in order to permit a person to exclude utility operations-related swaps entered into with utility special entities in calculating the aggregate gross notional amount of the person's swap positions, solely for purposes of the de minimis exception applicable to swaps with special entities.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent to Renew Collection 3038-0095, Large Trader Reporting for Physical Commodity Swaps
Document Number: 2014-22176
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-17
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on large trading reporting for physical commodity swaps.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2014-21940
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-12
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-21544
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-10
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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.
Reestablishment of the Global Markets Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-21411
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-09
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is publishing this notice to announce the reestablishment of the Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC). The Commission has determined that reestablishment of the GMAC is necessary and in the public's interest. No earlier than fifteen (15) days following the date of the publication of this notice, the GMAC Charter will be filed with the Commission; the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; the House Committee on Agriculture; the Library of Congress; and the General Services Administration's Committee Management Secretariat.
Reestablishment of the Agricultural Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-21410
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-09
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is publishing this notice to announce the reestablishment of the Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC). The Commission has determined that reestablishment of the AAC is necessary and in the public's interest. No earlier than fifteen (15) days following the date of the publication of this notice, the AAC Charter will be filed with the Commission; the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; the House Committee on Agriculture; the Library of Congress; and the General Services Administration's Committee Management Secretariat.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2014-21400
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions