Release Number 8324-20

CFTC to Hold an Open Commission Meeting on December 8

December 01, 2020

— Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Heath P. Tarbert today announced the CFTC will hold an open meeting on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. (EST). The meeting will be held virtually in accordance with the agency’s implementation of social distancing due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

The Commission will consider the following:

  • Final Rule:  Electronic Trading Risk Principles
  • Final Rule:  Swap Execution Facilities (Audit Trail, Financial Resources, and CCO Requirements)
  • Final Rule:  Exemptions from Swap Trade Execution Requirement
  • Withdrawal of Unadopted Proposals in the 2018 SEF Proposed Rule: Swap Execution Facilities and Trade Execution Requirement
  • Final Rule:  Part 190 Bankruptcy Regulations
  • Final Rule:  Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants (Minimum Transfer Amount)
  • Final Rule:  Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants (Material Swap Exposure Definition and Initial Margin Calculation)
  • Final Rule:  Revision of Certain Regulatory Provisions to Incorporate Changes in the Commission’s Administrative Structure

Members of the public may access a live feed via streaming or phone. The live feed will be streamed at Persons requiring special accommodations to access the virtual meeting because of disabilities should email [email protected].


CFTC Open Meeting



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December 8, 2020



9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST

Viewing/Listening Instructions: To access the live meeting feed, use the dial-in numbers below or stream at A live feed can also be streamed through the CFTC’s YouTube channel. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation, if applicable. Materials presented at the meeting, if any, will be made available online.

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