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RELEASE: pr6636-13

  • July 1, 2013

    CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight Provides Additional Time to Secure No-Action Relief by Persons Engaging in Floor Trader Activities, for Purposes of Making Calculations Under the Swap Dealer Definition

    Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) today announced that additional time would be provided to persons seeking to rely upon a recently-issued no-action letter.

    On Thursday, June 27, 2013, DSIO issued CFTC Letter No. 13-37, which provided time-limited no-action relief for persons engaging in floor trader activities. To rely on the relief provided in the no-action letter, a person was required to file a claim with DSIO prior to July 1, 2013.

    Today, DSIO announced that, in order for a person to rely upon the relief, the person must file a claim prior to the close of business on Friday, July 5, 2013. Claims for relief must be filed with the Division using the email address dsionoaction@cftc.gov, subject to the specific instructions set forth in CFTC Letter No. 13-37.

    Last Updated: July 1, 2013

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