The staff of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has published for comment draft technical specifications for certain swap data elements, including data that are currently reportable under Part 45 of CFTC Regulations as well as data that are not currently reportable under CFTC Regulations. The draft technical specifications raise several questions with respect to certain data, including counterparty, product, price, notional amount, additional fixed payments, options, orders, package transactions, clearing, periodic reporting, events, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange swaps and other data elements.

The draft technical specifications are available here.