Co-authored by Blake J. Brockway.

On August 21, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation and SWIFT announced the launch of a website that allows market participants to register for CFTC Interim Compliant Identifiers (CICIs). CICIs are interim legal entity identifiers that will be used to comply with the CFTC’s swap data reporting requirements. Swap counterparties and other market participants who are required to utilize CICIs may now obtain the identifiers through the following website:

More information is available here.