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  • October 11, 2017

    Commissioner Behnam Statement on De Minimis Threshold

    Washington, DC —Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Rostin Behnam released the following statement in response to CFTC Chairman Giancarlo’s announcement on the de minimis threshold:

      "Additional delays of the swap dealer de minimis threshold will only serve to prolong uncertainty for market participants and create market risk,” said Behnam. “Instead of kicking this critical issue into the future again, the Commission should take further action now or let the current rule take effect."

    Last Updated: October 23, 2017