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

Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038-0023, Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors: Amendments to Compliance Obligations
Document Number: 2014-29442
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-16
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 (``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. This notice solicits comments on the continued registration requirements relating to commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-29436
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-16
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document contains corrections to the Information Collection Request (ICR) notice section ``Burden Statement,'' which the Commodity Futures Trading Commission published in the Federal Register on November 19, 2014. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2014-29335
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-12
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Position Limits for Derivatives and Aggregation of Positions
Document Number: 2014-28482
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-04
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On December 12, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking (the ``Position Limits Proposal'') to establish speculative position limits for 28 exempt and agricultural commodity futures and options contracts and the physical commodity swaps that are economically equivalent to such contracts. On November 15, 2013, the Commission published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking (the ``Aggregation Proposal'') to amend existing regulations setting out the Commission's policy for aggregation under its position limits regime. The Commission's Agricultural Advisory Committee has scheduled a public meeting to be held on December 9, 2014, which will consider, among other matters, deliverable supply and exemptions for bona fide hedging positions. To provide commenters with a sufficient period of time to respond to questions raised and points made at the Agricultural Advisory Committee meeting, the Commission is reopening the comment periods for an additional 45 days. Comments should be limited to the following issues as they pertain to agricultural commodities: Hedges of a physical commodity by a commercial enterprise; and the process for estimating deliverable supplies used in the setting of spot month limits.
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
Document Number: 2014-28382
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-02
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.