On October 8, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it will hold an open meeting on October 15. At this meeting, the CFTC will consider the following:

  • Final Rule: Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants (Phase VI Compliance Date Extension);
  • Final Rule: Exemption from Registration for Certain Foreign Intermediaries; and
  • Final Rule: Position Limits for Derivatives.

The meeting will be held virtually in accordance with CFTC’s implementation of social distancing due to COVID-19. More information is available here.