masking of information

No-Action Relief Regarding Masking Information Reportable under the OCR Final Rule

On April 8, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“CFTC”) Division of Market Oversight issued a no-action letter regarding the masking of information reportable under the ownership and control final rule (the “OCR Final Rule”).  The no-action letter permits reporting parties with reporting obligations on OCR Forms 102A and 102B to mask certain identifying information, subject to conditions, until the earlier of: (i) a reporting party no longer holding the requisite reasonable belief regarding the privacy law consequences of reporting; and (ii) March 1, 2017. Release.