CFTC Staff Extends Time-Limited No-Action Relief on the Applicability of Transaction-Level Requirements in Certain Cross-Border Situations


On July 25, 2017, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC“) “issued a time-limited no-action letter that extends relief to swap dealers [] registered with the CFTC that are established under the laws of jurisdictions other than the United States [] from certain transaction-level requirements under the Commodity Exchange Act.” Press Release.