Release Number 8054-19

October 16, 2019

CFTC Approves Two Proposed Rules at October 16 Open Meeting

Washington, DC — At an open meeting today, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission voted to approve two proposed rules.

The Commission voted unanimously to approve a proposed amendment to Regulation 23.161 – Compliance Schedule Extension. The Commission also approved proposed amendments to the Margin Rules for Uncleared Swaps – 23.151 and 23.157, with a vote of 4 to 1.

Each proposed rule has a 60-day comment period following publication in the Federal Register.

For additional information about the meeting, including the Chairman and Commissioners’ statements, click here.