EVENT: Commission Meetings Sep 17, 2014


Transcript

CFTC to Hold an Open Meeting to Consider a Proposed Rule on Margin Requirements and a Final Rule on Utility Special Entities

Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 2 p.m. EDT to consider:

WHAT:

Proposed Rule on Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

Final Rule on Exclusion of Utility Operations-Related Swaps with Utility Special Entities from De Minimis Threshold for Swaps with Special Entities

WHERE:

CFTC Headquarters Conference Center, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581

WHEN:

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 2 p.m.

Viewing/Listening Information: The CFTC has made available the following options to access the meeting:

 

Watch a webcast of the meeting at www.cftc.gov or call toll-free to be connected to an audio feed. Call-in participants must provide first and last name and affiliation.

Dial-in information
:

 

Domestic Toll-Free Number: (866) 844-9416

 

International Toll Numbers: International Numbers

 

Passcode: CFTC

View Webcast

CFTC Press Release 6994-14

CFTC Press Release 7004-14

Opening Statements:

Statement of Chairman Timothy Massad

Statement of Commissioner Mark Wetjen

Statement of Commissioner Sharon Bowen

Statement of Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo

Additional Documents:

Fact Sheet: Proposed Rules Regarding Margin for Uncleared Swaps
Questions & Answers: Proposed Rules Regarding Margin for Uncleared Swaps

— Approved – unanimously

Fact Sheet: Regulations to Exclude Utility Operations-Related Swaps with Utility Special Entities from the De Minimis Threshold for Swaps with Special Entities
Questions & Answers: Utility Special Entity Rulemaking

— Approved – unanimously

Federal Register Releases:

79 FR 59898: 17 CFR Parts 23 and 140 Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

79 FR 57767: 17 CFR Part 1 Exclusion of Utility Operations-Related Swaps With Utility Special Entities From De Minimis


Last Updated: October 15, 2014