The Commodity Futures Trading Commission delayed the expiration of its comment period for its proposed capital rules for swap dealers, major swap participants, and future commission merchants engaging in swaps and security-based swaps to May 15, 2017. (Click here for background on the CFTC’s proposed capital rules in the article “CFTC Re-Proposes Capital Rules for Swap Dealers” in the December 4, 2016 edition of Bridging the Week.)