On March 16, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission published in the Federal Register its decision to extend the public comment period for the proposed rules related to minimum capital requirements for swap dealers and major swap participants (Proposal). (For a more complete discussion of the Proposal, see the December 9, 2016 edition of Corporate & Financial Weekly Digest.) The public comment period, which was to close on March 16, has been extended to May 15.

A copy of the Federal Register release is available here.