The CFTC proposed new rules and amendments establishing governance and fitness requirements with respect to market regulation functions and conflict of interest standards at Designated Contract Markets and Swap Execution Facilities.
The CFTC proposed amendments to allow foreign trade boards ("FBOTs") to offer direct trading access to U.S.-based introducing broker participants and to establish a process for FBOTs to request revocation of their registration.
The CFTC extended the comment deadline to March 18, 2024 for a proposed rule to improve the protection of funds and assets pledged by clearing members of a Derivative Clearing Organization.
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 equity exchanges submitted a new joint national market system plan "to govern the public dissemination of real-time consolidated equity market data for NMS stocks."