Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 29 (Tuesday, February 12, 2019) 
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 29 (Tuesday, February 12, 2019)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 3350]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-01668]


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17 CFR Parts 9, 36, 37, 38, 39, and 43

RIN 3038-AE25

Swap Execution Facilities and Trade Execution Requirement

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Extension of comment period.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') is
extending the comment period for a proposed rule regarding swap
execution facilities and the trade execution requirement (the ``SEF
NPRM'') that published November 30, 2018 in the Federal Register.

DATES: The comment period for the SEF NPRM is extended until March 15,

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ``Swap Execution
Facilities and Trade Execution Requirement'' and RIN 3038-AE25, by any
of the following methods:
     The agency's website: http://comments.cftc.gov. Follow the
instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Secretary of the Commission, Commodity Futures
Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW,
Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail above.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied
by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to
http://www.cftc.gov. You should submit only information that you wish
to make available publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider
information that you believe is exempt from disclosure under the
Freedom of Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of
the exempt information may be submitted according to the procedures
established under 17 CFR 145.9 of the Commission's regulations.\1\

    \1\ 17 CFR 145.9.

    The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to
review, pre-screen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all
submissions from www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be inappropriate for
publication, such as obscene language. All submissions that have been
redacted or removed that contain comments on the merits of the
rulemaking will be retained in the public comment file and will be
considered as required under the Administrative Procedure Act and other
applicable laws, and may be accessible under the Freedom of Information

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nhan Nguyen, Special Counsel, (202)
418-5932, [email protected]; Roger Smith, Special Counsel, (202) 418-
5344, [email protected]; or David Van Wagner, Chief Counsel, (202) 418-
5481, [email protected], Division of Market Oversight; Michael
Penick, Senior Economist, (202) 418-5279, [email protected], Office of
the Chief Economist, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three
Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 6, 2018, the Commission approved
for publication in the Federal Register the SEF NPRM. The SEF NPRM was
published in the Federal Register on November 30, 2018, with a 75-day
comment period scheduled to close on February 13, 2019.\2\ Based on the
broad range of topics addressed in the SEF NPRM and the number of
questions posed, the Commission has determined to extend the comment
period. Accordingly, the comment period for the SEF NPRM is open
through March 15, 2019.

    \2\ 83 FR 61946 (November 30, 2018).

    Issued in Washington, DC, on February 5, 2019, by the
Robert Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.

    Note: The following appendix will not appear in the Code of
Federal Regulations.

Appendix to Swap Execution Facilities and Trade Execution Requirement--
Commission Voting Summary

    On this matter, Chairman Giancarlo, and Commissioners Quintenz,
Behnam, Stump, and Berkovitz voted in the affirmative. No
Commissioner voted in the negative.

[FR Doc. 2019-01668 Filed 2-11-19; 8:45 am]