Release Number 8633-22

CFTC Staff Issues No-Action Letter Supplementing Staff Letters Regarding Swaps Trading on Certain Financial Markets Licensed in Australia

December 02, 2022

— The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Division of Market Oversight today issued a supplemental staff letter modifying the no-action position of CFTC Staff Letters 15-29 and 16-72 concerning certain swap reporting requirements of Parts 43 and 45 of the CFTC’s regulations. The letter applies to qualifying Australian licensed financial markets (QALMs) regulated by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission.

The letter modifies the staff letters to remove the reporting conditions related to Parts 43 and 45. Consistent with this removal, reporting counterparties will undertake the applicable reporting obligations in Parts 43 and 45 of the CFTC’s regulations.