March 13, 2017

CFTC Extends Comment Period on Proposed Capital Requirements of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it is extending the comment period on its proposed capital requirements applicable to swap dealers and major swap participants for an additional 60 days. The original comment period was to expire March 16, 2017. (See CFTC Press Release 7494-16, Dec. 2, 2016). As extended, the comment period will expire on May 15, 2017.

Notice of the extension will be published in the Federal Register. All comments will be posted on CFTC’s website.

Last Updated: March 13, 2017