• Interim Chairman.
On December 13th, Bloomberg reported that CFTC Commissioner Mark Wetjen will likely be voted acting CFTC Chairman when Gary Gensler's term as chairman expires at the end of the year. Mark Wetjen is a former adviser to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Interim Chairman.
  • Available-to-Trade Determination.

On December 9th, the CFTC requested comment on Bloomberg SEF LLC's certification to implement available-to-trade determinations for certain interest rate and credit default swap contracts. Comments should be submitted by January 8, 2014. CFTC Press Release.