[Federal Register Volume 89, Number 41 (Thursday, February 29, 2024)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 14790]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2024-04255]



17 CFR Parts 43 and 45

RIN 3038-AF26

Real-Time Public Reporting Requirements and Swap Data 
Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements; Reopening of Comment Period

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Reopening of comment period.


SUMMARY: On December 28, 2023, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission 
(``Commission'' or ``CFTC'') published in the Federal Register a notice 
of proposed rulemaking (``Proposed Rule'' or ``NPRM'') titled Real-Time 
Public Reporting Requirements and Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting 
Requirements. The comment period for the Proposed Rule closed on 
February 26, 2024. The Commission is reopening the comment period for 
this NPRM for an additional forty-five days from the date the original 
comment period closed.

DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published December 28, 
2023, at 88 FR 90046, is reopened. Comments must be received on or 
before April 11, 2024.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ``Real-Time Public 
Reporting Requirements and Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting 
Requirements, RIN 3038-AF26,'' by any of the following methods:
     CFTC Comments Portal: https://comments.cftc.gov/. Select 
the ``Submit Comments'' link for this rulemaking and follow the 
instructions on the Public Comment Form.
     Mail: Send to Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the 
Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette 
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Follow the same instructions as for 
Mail above.
    Please submit your comments using only one of these methods. To 
avoid possible delays with mail or in-person deliveries, submissions 
through the CFTC Comments Portal are encouraged.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied 
by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to 
https://comments.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 (``FOIA''), a petition for confidential 
treatment of the exempt information may be submitted according to the 
procedures established in Sec.  145.9 of the Commission's 

    \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 of 
your submission from https://comments.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 FOIA.

Counsel, at (202) 418-5360 or [email protected]; Alicia Viguri, Assistant 
Chief Counsel, at (202) 418-5219 or [email protected]; or Isabella 
Bergstein, Assistant Chief Counsel, at (202) 418-5182 or 
[email protected]; Division of Market Oversight, in each case at the 
Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, 
DC 20581.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On December 28, 2023, the Commission 
published proposed amendments \2\ to parts 43 and 45 that would: allow 
for continued geographic masking after the designation of the unique 
product identifier and product classification system (``UPI'') for 
swaps in the other commodity asset class; implement conforming changes 
in connection with the geographic masking requirement; add reportable 
data fields to appendix A to part 43 and appendix 1 to part 45 that 
promote international harmonization and further the Commission's 
surveillance and analysis activities; and implement non-substantive 
revisions to the descriptions of the existing reportable data elements 
in such appendices. The comment period for the NPRM closed on February 
26, 2024.

    \2\ Real-Time Public Reporting Requirements and Swap Data 
Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements, 88 FR 90046 (Dec. 28, 

    In a February 12, 2024, Request Letter,\3\ commenters express 
concerns that the originally allotted 60-day comment period is 
insufficient. The Commission is reopening the comment period for an 
additional forty-five days from the date the original comment period 
closed in order to allow interested persons additional time to analyze 
the proposal and prepare their comments.

    \3\ See Letter from the International Swaps and Derivatives 
Association (``ISDA''), Ice Trade Vault, LLC (``ICE''), DTCC Data 
Repository (US) LLC (``DDR''), and KOR Reporting Inc. (``KOR''), 
dated February 12, 2024. Available at https://comments.cftc.gov/PublicComments/ViewComment.aspx?id=73263&SearchText=(``Request 
Letter''). The requested extension comment period was through April 
15, 2024.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on February 26, 2024, by the 
Robert Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.

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

Appendix to Real-Time Public Reporting Requirements and Swap Data 
Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements--Commission Voting Summary

    On this matter, Chairman Behnam and Commissioners Johnson, 
Goldsmith Romero, Mersinger, and Pham voted in the affirmative. No 
Commissioner voted in the negative.

[FR Doc. 2024-04255 Filed 2-28-24; 8:45 am]