The CFTC Divisions of Market Oversight and of Clearing and Risk issued no-action letters extending and modifying previously granted relief from the swap clearing and trade execution requirements for certain affiliated counterparties.
A U.S. District Court declined to vacate the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Environmental Assessment of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The pipeline will continue to operate while the Corps addresses deficiencies identified in the assessment.
The CFTC Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight granted no-action relief to a University from CPO and CTA registration requirements in relation to management of its endowment fund and certain planned giving arrangements.
The CFTC Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight granted exemptive relief to several commodity pool operators from certain CPO registration and reporting requirements under the Commodity Exchange Act.