RELEASE Number
7866-19

February 5, 2019

CFTC Extends Public Comment Periods to March 15 for Proposed Rule for SEFs and the Trade Execution Requirement and the Request for Comment on “Post-Trade Name Give-Up”

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it is extending to March 15 the comment period for the proposed rule to amend the Regulations on Swap Execution Facilities (SEF) and the Trade Execution Requirement. The agency is also extending to March 15 the request for comment regarding the Practice of “Post-Trade Name Give-Up” on SEFs.  The original comment period for the proposed rule was to expire on February 13 and the original comment period for the request for comment had expired on January 29.

Notice of the extensions will be published in the Federal Register shortly.  All comments will be posted on the CFTC’s website.