Release Number 7844-18

November 19, 2018

CFTC Vacates SEF Registration Upon Request of GTX SEF, LLC 

— The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it issued an order vacating the swap execution facility (SEF) registration of GTX SEF, LLC (GTX SEF).  The order was issued at the request of GTX SEF.  The CFTC granted GTX SEF registration as a SEF on May 26, 2016.

The Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC regulations state that a registered SEF may request that its registration be vacated by filing a request with the CFTC at least 90 days prior to the requested date of vacation.  Accordingly, per GTX SEF’s request, the order revokes GTX SEF’s registration effective December 30, 2018.

With the vacation of GTX SEF’s registration on December 30, 2018, there will be 24 SEFs registered with the CFTC.