Release Number 8560-22
CFTC Grants AEGIS SEF, LLC Registration as a Swap Execution Facility
July 20, 2022
Washington, D.C. — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today announced it has issued an Order of Registration to AEGIS SEF, LLC (AEGIS SEF) granting it registration as a swap execution facility (SEF). AEGIS SEF is a Delaware limited liability company headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas and an affiliate of AEGIS CTA, LLC, a commodity trading advisor.
The CFTC issued the order under Section 5h of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and CFTC Regulation 37.3(b). After review of AEGIS SEF’s application and associated exhibits, the CFTC determined AEGIS SEF demonstrated its ability to comply with the CEA provisions and CFTC regulations applicable to SEFs.
The terms and conditions of the order require, among other things, that AEGIS SEF comply with all provisions of the CEA and the CFTC’s regulations applicable to SEFs.
With the addition of AEGIS SEF, there will be 20 SEFs registered with the CFTC.