The CFTC Division of Market Oversight ("DMO") modified previously granted no-action relief from swap execution facility registration to an Australian multilateral swap-trading facility.
The CFTC updated two Orders to exempt three additional Singapore-based trading platforms and four additional EU-based trading platforms from having to register as swap execution facilities.
The CFTC Division of Market Oversight and Market Participants Division extended no-action relief to swap dealers and granted an exemption to certain trading facilities from registering with the CFTC as swap execution facilities in connection with Brexit.
SEC Chair Gary Gensler addressed current SEC initiatives on security-based swaps, including reporting, clearing, swap execution facilities trading, and substituted compliance.
The CFTC amended an Order that exempts eight Singapore-based trading platforms from swap execution facility registration.