The CFTC withdrew its original proposal and newly proposed to allow an FCM, subject to certain conditions, to treat separate accounts of a single beneficial owner as if they were owned by different persons, for purposes of margin withdrawals from the separate accounts.
The CFTC Global Markets Advisory Committee advanced eight recommendations to promote access and competition in the U.S. Treasury markets, repo and funding markets and commodity markets.
The Options Clearing Corporation proposed amendments to formalize the procedures under which it would adjust the parameters for calculating margin requirements during periods of high market volatility.
The SEC extended to March 15, 2024 the period for consideration on FINRA-proposed amendments to margin requirements for certain short options.
The Futures Industry Association published an analysis on the evolution of the methodology used by central clearinghouses for the purpose of calculating margin for exchange-traded derivatives.