Revised Registration Form 7-R
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the ``Commission'' or ``CFTC'') is revising its Form 7-R, the application form that entities must use to register with the Commission as a commodity pool operator, commodity trading advisor, introducing broker, floor trader firm, retail foreign exchange dealer, futures commission merchant, leverage transaction merchant, swap dealer, or major swap participant (collectively, ``applicants'').
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Extend and Revise Collections 3038-0023 and 3038-0072; Adoption of Revised Registration Form 7-R
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``CFTC'' or the ``Commission'') is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed extension and revision to the collection of certain information by the Commission. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA''), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information and to allow 60 days for public comment. The Commission revised its Form 7- R, the application form that entities that engage in certain specified business activities in the derivatives markets regulated by the Commission must use to register with the Commission. This notice solicits comments on the PRA implications of the revisions to Form 7-R, including comments that address the burdens associated with the modified information collection requirements of the revised Form 7-R.