Commodity Futures Trading Commission August 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2019-18412
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-26
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2019-18313
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-26
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) is requesting nominations for Associate Members of the Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee (EEMAC or Committee) and also inviting the submission of potential topics for discussion at future Committee meetings. The EEMAC is an advisory committee established by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Market Risk Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-18250
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-23
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that on September 9, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time), the Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) will hold a public meeting via teleconference. At this meeting, the MRAC will receive a status update from the Interest Rate Benchmark Reform Subcommittee (Subcommittee) and vote on a recommendation of the Subcommittee. In addition, the MRAC will discuss other issues involving the transition from the London Inter-bank Offered Rate to risk-free reference rates, including central counterparty adjustments to discounting/price alignment interest and the clearing treatment for certain physically- settled swaptions.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038-0031, Procurement Contracts
Document Number: 2019-18225
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-23
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Extend Collection 3038-0102: Clearing Exemption for Certain Swaps Entered Into by Cooperatives
Document Number: 2019-18112
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-22
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``CFTC'' or ``Commission'') is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed renewal of a 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 reporting requirements related to permitting certain cooperatives to elect not to clear certain swaps that otherwise would be required to be cleared, provided that they meet certain conditions.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Extend Collection 3038-0085: Rule 50.50 End-User Notification of Non-Cleared Swap
Document Number: 2019-18111
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-22
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``CFTC'' or ``Commission'') is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed renewal of a 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 renewal of the reporting requirement that is embedded in the final rule adopting the end-user exception to the Commission's swap clearing requirement.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Revise and Extend Collection 3038-0111: Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants; Comparability Determinations With Margin Requirements
Document Number: 2019-18027
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-21
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``CFTC'' or ``Commission'') is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed revision and renewal of a 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 proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment. This notice solicits comments on the burdens associated with the following aspects of the Commission's Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants (``Final Rule''): Requesting a comparability determination from the Commission; maintaining policies and procedures for compliance with the Commission's special provisions for non-netting jurisdictions and non-segregation jurisdictions; and maintaining books and records properly documenting that all of the requirements of the special provisions for non-netting jurisdictions and non-segregation jurisdictions are satisfied.
Revisions to Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships With, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds
Document Number: 2019-16634
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-06
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Reserve System, Securities and Exchange Commission
The Agencies published a final rule in the Federal Register on July 22, 2019, that adopted final rules to amend regulations implementing Section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act (the Volcker Rule) in a manner consistent with the statutory amendments made pursuant to certain sections of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. This document corrects errors in amendatory instructions in the rule.