CFTC Approves Amendments to Rules on Intermediary Registration and Review of Adverse Actions

On January 9, 2018, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “CFTC“) approved final rules that update Parts 3 and 9 to integrate existing advisory guidance, incorporate swap execution facilities (“SEFs“) and update provisions currently applicable to designated contract markets (“DCMs“). Part 3 governs registration of intermediaries and Part 9 relates to CFTC review of exchange disciplinary, access denial, or other adverse actions. Press Release. Rules.