On January 14, 2016, the CFTC issued an order under the Commodity Exchange Act delegating to the National Futures Association certain reporting and administrative responsibilities, effective March 1, 2016. The NFA will receive, review and maintain notices of swap valuation disputes in excess of $20 million USD filed by swap dealers and major swap participants pursuant to CFTC regulation 23.502(c). The NFA will also be responsible for providing summaries and periodic reports related to these notices to the CFTC. The NFA is not authorized to render “no-action” positions, exemptions or interpretations with respect to applicable disclosure, reporting, recordkeeping and registration requirements.
The order is available at: http://www.cftc.gov/idc/groups/public/@newsroom/documents/file/federalregister021416.pdf.