Release Number 7326-16

February 12, 2016

CFTC Designates the National Futures Association as a Recipient of SDR Data

Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order authorizing the National Futures Association (NFA), the only registered futures association (RFA) registered with the CFTC, to be a designee to receive access to data maintained by swap data repositories (SDR).

As a condition to the Order, access and use is limited to SDR data that will facilitate NFA’s performance of functions delegated to it by the CFTC and other duties that NFA performs as an RFA. NFA is required to keep all non-public information received through access to SDR data confidential and to refer any request for such data to the CFTC for handling.

Last Updated: February 12, 2016