On February 10, 2015, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued a no-action letter (“CFTC Letter 15- 03”) that provides additional time for reporting parties to comply with certain reporting requirements of the ownership and control final rule (“OCR Final Rule”). CFTC Letter 15-03 letter extends certain relief provided under CFTC Letter No. 14-95, a no-action letter issued July 23, 2014 that extended time-limited no-action relief from certain reporting obligations under the OCR Final Rule. The OCR Final Rule requires the electronic submission of trader identification and market participant data reporting forms. CFTC Letter 15-03 provides time-limited no-action relief for reporting parties from the requirement to file the forms electronically and provide certain additional information required by the OCR Final Rule. The relief is extended to dates ranging from September 30, 2015 to February 13, 2017.

CFTC Letter 15-03 is available at:

http://www.cftc.gov/ucm/groups/public/@lrlettergeneral/documents/letter/15-03.pdf