Legal entity identifiers. The CFTC extended the designation of the utility operated by DTCC-SWIFT as the provider of legal entity identifiers. (7/20/2015) CFTC press release

Meeting of the Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee. The Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee will meet on July 29, 2015. The Committee is scheduled to consider the CFTC’s proposed rules on position limits and trade options, and the agency’s final interpretation concerning forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality. (7/14/2015) CFTC press release

Position limit proposal stayed. The CFTC has stayed ICE Futures U.S. Inc.’s amendments to Resolution No. 2 of Chapter 18 of its rulebook. The amendments would have increased position limits, single month accountability levels, and all month accountability levels for eight financial power futures. Comments on the amendment should be submitted by August 6, 2015. (7/7/2015) CFTC press release.