Transaction-Level Requirements

CFTC Extends No-Action Relief on the Applicability of Transaction-Level Requirements for Non-U.S. Swap Dealers

On August 13, 2015, CFTC Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight, Clearing and Risk, and Market Oversight extended a time-limited no-action relief to swap dealers registered with the CFTC that are established under the laws of jurisdictions other than the United States for certain transaction-level requirements under the Commodity Exchange Act. Subject to certain limitations, the relief has now been extended until the earlier of September 30, 2016 or the effective date of any CFTC action with respect to applicability of the transaction-level requirements in certain situations specified in the no-action letter.  Press ReleaseNo Action Letter.