Housekeeping, Reminders and Updates–November 2016

COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Filing Period for CCO Annual Reports Extension The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) announced the unanimous approval to modify CFTC Regulation 3.3. Until now, Regulation 3.3 mandated electronic filings to be completed no more than sixty (60) days after the registrant’s fiscal year-end. The modification changes registrants’ (futures commission merchants, swap dealers and major swap participants) deadline to file their chief compliance officer (“CCO”) annual reports with the CFTC to ninety (90) days after the registrant’s fiscal year-end. Additionally, the modification allows for the Director of the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight to grant…

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