Securities and Exchange Commission November 20, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Forward Contracts With Embedded Volumetric Optionality
Document Number: 2014-27285
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-20
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions, Securities and Exchange Commission
In accordance with section 712(d)(4) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the ``Dodd-Frank Act''), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the ``CFTC'') and the Securities and Exchange Commission (``SEC''), after consultation with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (``Board of Governors''), are jointly issuing the CFTC's proposed clarification of its interpretation concerning forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality. The CFTC invites public comment on all aspects of its proposed interpretation.