CFTC Divisions Provide Time-Limited No-Action Relief for Certain Affiliated Counterparties

On November 17, 2015, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Divisions of Clearing and Risk and Market Oversight each renewed preexisting no-relief for specified types of inter-affiliate transactions. The Division of Clearing and Risk addressed situations connected to mandatory clearing regimes outside of the United States. The Division of Market Oversight delayed the application of the trade execution requirement to certain affiliate counterparties.  Release.