Commissioner O’Malia resigns. Commissioner Scott O’Malia submitted his resignation, effective August 8, 2014. (7/21/2014) Resignation letter. 

FCM depository acknowledgement letter relief. The Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight extended to October 17, 2014, the time in which futures commission merchants must comply with the requirement that they obtain acknowledgement letters from certain depositories. (7/11/2014) CFTC press release. 

Individual depository acknowledgement letter relief. CFTC staff provided relief from the requirement to provide executed depository acknowledgement letters to the following futures commission merchants and derivatives clearing organizations. LCH.Clearnet (7/10/2014); ICE Clear Europe (7/10/2014); and CME Clearing (7/8/2014).