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  • December 5, 2012

    CFTC’s Division of Market Oversight Provides Swap Dealers With Swap Data Reporting Relief With Respect To Equity Swaps, Foreign Exchange Swaps and Other Commodity Swaps, Due to Effects of Hurricane Sandy

    Washington, DC – In order to account for certain disruptions to the testing of swap data reporting systems caused by Hurricane Sandy, the Division of Market Oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced the issuance of a letter providing swap dealers with time-limited no-action relief from swap data reporting obligations with respect to equity swaps, foreign exchange swaps and other commodity swaps. For these asset classes, the letter provides swap dealers with reporting relief (i) under Part 43 and Part 45 of the CFTC’s regulations, until February 28, 2013, and (ii) under Part 46 of the CFTC’s regulations, until March 30, 2013.

    Last Updated: December 5, 2012