Release Number 8894-24

CFTC Extends Public Comment Period for Proposed Rule for Designated Contract Markets and Swap Execution Facilities Regarding Governance and Conflicts of Interest

April 22, 2024

Washington, D.C. — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today announced it is extending the deadline for the public comment period on a proposed rule that makes certain modifications to rules for SEFs and DCMs in Part 37 and 38 that would establish governance requirements regarding market regulation functions, as well as related conflicts of interest standards. The deadline is being extended to May 13, 2024.  

The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on March 19, 2024, with a 60-day comment period scheduled to close on April 22, 2024. [See CFTC Press Release No. 8866-24

The CFTC provided the extension in response to a request by a commenter. Comments may be submitted electronically through the CFTC Comments online process. All comments received will be posted on