On October 9, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that the CFTC will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, October 16 to consider the following topics:

  • proposed rule: amendment to regulation 23.161 — compliance schedule extension regarding margin requirements; and
  • proposed rule: amendments to the margin rules for uncleared swaps — regulations 23.151 and 23.157.

The meeting will be held at the CFTC’s headquarters in Washington DC and will be open to the public. Members of the public may also watch a live webcast or listen to the meeting via conference call.

More information regarding the open meeting is available here.