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1/15/2010

Proposed Rule  74 FR 66598  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 190 Operation, in the Ordinary Course, of a Commodity Broker in Bankruptcy

Open Date: 12/16/2009
Closing Date: 1/15/2010
 
3/22/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 3281  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 1, 3, 4, 5, 10, 140, 145, 147, 160, and 166 Regulation of Off-Exchange Retail Foreign Exchange Transactions and Intermediaries

Open Date: 1/20/2010
Closing Date: 3/22/2010
 
See also:
75 FR 55410 ,  9/10/2010  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 1, 3, 4, 5, 10, 140, 145, 147, 160, and 166 Regulation of Off-Exchange Retail Foreign Exchange Transactions and Intermediaries

4/8/2010

Industry Filing  IF 10-002

Filing Type: MDEX Option - Opening Weekend Motion Picture Revenue Contract (Takers)

Description: On April 2, 2010, Media Derivatives requested that the approval process for its futures and binary options contracts be taken off of the 45-day approval process and moved to a 90-day approval process.

Open Date: 3/9/2010
Closing Date: 4/8/2010
 
4/8/2010

Industry Filing  IF 10-001

Filing Type: MDEX Future - Opening Weekend Motion Picture Revenue Contract (Takers)

Description: On April 2, 2010, Media Derivatives requested that the approval process for its futures and binary options contracts be taken off of the 45-day approval process and moved to a 90-day approval process.

Open Date: 3/9/2010
Closing Date: 4/8/2010
 
4/15/2010

Industry Filing  IF 10-004

Filing Type: CME Clearing House - Pending Request to Amend NYMEX/DME 4d Order - New Products

Description: Comments Due By: 04/15/2010 The CFTC is requesting public comment on a petition submitted by the Clearing House Division of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (CME Clearing) and the New York Mercantile Exchange Inc. (NYMEX) to amend an existing order in connection with contracts traded on the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME).

Open Date: 3/15/2010
Closing Date: 4/15/2010
 
4/15/2010

Industry Filing  IF 10-003

Filing Type: CANTR Future - The Expendables Domestic Box Office Receipts

Description: Product Filing: The Expendables Domestic Box Office Receipts

Open Date: 3/30/2010
Closing Date: 4/15/2010
 
4/26/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 4143  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 1, 20 and 151 Federal Speculative Position Limits for Referenced Energy Contracts and Associated Regulations

Open Date: 1/26/2010
Closing Date: 4/26/2010
 
See also:
75 FR 50950 ,  8/18/2010  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CR Parts 1, 20, and 151 Federal Speculative Position Limits for Referenced Energy Contracts and Associated Regulations

4/29/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 15635  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 38 and 140 Delegations of Authority To Disclose Confidential Information

Open Date: 3/30/2010
Closing Date: 4/29/2010
 
4/30/2010

Sunshine Act  Sunshine Act Meeting: March 25, 2010  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Open Commission Meeting March 25, 2010; Matters to be Considered: Public meeting to examine the trading of futures and options in the precious and base metals markets, and to consider Federal position limits in the precious and base metals markets and related hedge exemptions on regulated futures exchanges, derivatives transaction execution facilities and electronic trading facilities.

Open Date: 2/25/2010
Closing Date: 4/30/2010
 
5/17/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 19619  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Request for Comment on a Proposal To Exempt, Pursuant to the Authority in Section 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act, the Trading and Clearing of Certain Products Related to ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares and ETFS Physical Silver Shares

Open Date: 4/15/2010
Closing Date: 5/17/2010
 
6/14/2010

Industry Filing  IF 10-005

Filing Type: Green Exchange LLC - pending DCM Application

Description: Comments due June 14, 2010. GreenEx proposes to offer environmental products and is a joint venture between CME Exchange and a number of other investment concerns. GreenEx intends to request the approval for the transfer of the NYMEX currently-listed environmental products to GreenEx after it becomes designated.

Open Date: 4/23/2010
Closing Date: 6/14/2010
 
7/12/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 33198  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 36, 37, and 38 Co-Location/Proximity Hosting Services

Open Date: 6/11/2010
Closing Date: 7/12/2010
 
7/19/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 34429  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Petition of Hard Eight Futures, LLC for Exemptive Relief, Pursuant to Section 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act, From Section 2(a)(1)(C)(iv) of the Commodity Exchange Act and Appendix D to Part 30 of the Rules of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Open Date: 6/17/2010
Closing Date: 7/19/2010
 
8/2/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 34434  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Request To Amend an Existing Order Under Section 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act Permitting Eligible Swap Participants To Submit for Clearing, and ICE Clear U.S., Inc. and Futures Commission Merchants To Clear, Certain-Over-The-Counter Agricultural Swaps

Open Date: 6/17/2010
Closing Date: 8/2/2010
 
8/6/2010

Industry Filing  IF10-006

NQLX LLC Futures Exchange - Request to Vacate: NQLX seeks vacation from its order of designation

On June 16, 2010, NYSE Euronext, the ultimate parent of NQLX requested that the status of NQLX as a designated contract market be vacated and set aside by the CFTC. Comments with respect to this request are due by August 6, 2010. NQLX was originally designated as a DCM in August 2001. On July 1, 2005, it met the definition of a "dormant" DCM and since that time has remained inactive. It is intended that NQLX be merged into an indirect wholly owned subsidiary, on or about September 20, 2010.

Open Date: 6/16/2010
Closing Date: 8/6/2010
 
8/16/2010

Industry Filing  IF10-007

Chicago Mercantile Exchange - Product Filing: S&P 500 Dividend Index Futures - Financial Instrument, Hybrid Index

Open Date: 7/14/2010
Closing Date: 8/16/2010
 
8/23/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 42633  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 38, 39, and 40 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Open Date: 7/22/2010
Closing Date: 8/23/2010
 
9/8/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 47738  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 1, 30 and 140 Acknowledgment Letters for Customer Funds and Secured Amount Funds

Open Date: 8/9/2010
Closing Date: 9/8/2010
 
See also:
75 FR 50718 //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 1 Acknowledgment Letters for Customer Funds and Secured Amount Funds; Correction

9/20/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 51429  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Commodity Futures Trading Commission 17 CFR Part 1 Securities and Exchange Commission 17 CFR Part 240 Definitions Contained in Title VII of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Open Date: 8/20/2010
Closing Date: 9/20/2010
 
10/7/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 54801  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 16 Account Ownershp and Control Report

Open Date: 9/9/2010
Closing Date: 9/17/2010
Extended Date: 10/7/2010
 
See also:
75 FR 54802 //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 16 Account Ownership and Control Report; Notice of Public Meeting

75 FR 41775 ,  7/19/2010  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 16 Account Ownership and Control Report

77 FR 43967 //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 16 Account Ownership and Control Report; Withdrawal

10/7/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 41775  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 16 Account Ownership and Control Report

Open Date: 7/19/2010
Closing Date: 9/17/2010
Extended Date: 10/7/2010
 
See also:
75 FR 54802 //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 16 Account Ownership and Control Report; Notice of Public Meeting

75 FR 54801 ,  9/9/2010  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 16 Account Ownershp and Control Report

77 FR 43967 //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 16 Account Ownership and Control Report; Withdrawal

10/18/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 56512  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Notice Regarding the Treatment of Petitions Seeking Grandfather Relief for Trading Activity Done in Reliance Upon Section 2(h)(1)-(2) of the Commodity Exchange Act

Open Date: 9/16/2010
Closing Date: 10/18/2010
 
10/18/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 56513  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Orders Regarding the Treatment of Petitions Seeking Grandfather Relief for Exempt Commercial Markets and Exempt Boards of Trade

Open Date: 9/16/2010
Closing Date: 10/18/2010
Effective Date: Friday, September 10, 2010
 
10/18/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 56997  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Petition of the National Futures Association, Pursuant to Rule 13.2, to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission To Amend of the Rule 4.5

Open Date: 9/17/2010
Closing Date: 10/18/2010
 
10/18/2010

Industry Filing  IF10-008

National Futures Association Petition for Rulemaking re: Regulation 4.5

Open Date: 8/18/2010
Closing Date: 10/18/2010
 
10/25/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 54794  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 4 Commodity Pool Operators: Relief From Compliance With Certain Disclosure, Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Registered CPOs of Commodity Pools Listed for Trading on a National Securities Exchange; CPO Registration Exemption for Certain Independent Directors or Trustees of These Commodity Pools

Open Date: 9/9/2010
Closing Date: 10/25/2010
 
See also:
75 FR 55698 ,  9/14/2010  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 4 Commodity Pool Operations: Relief From Compliance With Certain Disclosure, Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Registered CPOs of Commodity Pools Listed for Trading on a National Securities Exchange; CPO Registration Exemption for Certain Independent Directors or Trustees of These Commodity Pools; Correction

76 FR 28641 ,  5/18/2011  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 4 Commodity Pool Operators: Relief From Compliance With Certain Disclosure, Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Registered CPOs of Commodity Pools Listed for Trading on a National Securities Exchange; CPO Registration Exemption for Certain Independent Directors or Trustees of These Commodity Pools

10/28/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 59666  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 35 Agricultural Swaps

Open Date: 9/28/2010
Closing Date: 10/28/2010
 
11/1/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 60411  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Request for Comment on Options for a Proposed Exemptive Order Relating to the Trading and Clearing of Precious Metal Commodity-Based ETFs; Concept Release

Open Date: 9/30/2010
Closing Date: 11/1/2010
 
11/15/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 63080  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 44 Interim Final Rule for Reporting Pre-Enactment Swap Transactions

Open Date: 10/14/2010
Closing Date: 11/15/2010
 
12/2/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 67254  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 1 and 4 Removing Any Reference to or Reliance on Credit Ratings in Commission Regulations; Proposing Alternatives to the Use of Credit Ratings

Open Date: 11/2/2010
Closing Date: 12/2/2010
 
See also:
76 FR 44262 ,  7/25/2011  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 1 and 4 Removing Any Reference to or Reliance on Credit Ratings in Commission Regulations; Proposing Alternatives to the Use of Credit Ratings

12/2/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 67258  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 15 and 20 Position Reports for Physical Commodity Swaps

Open Date: 11/2/2010
Closing Date: 12/2/2010
 
See also:
76 FR 43851 ,  7/22/2011  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 15 and 20 Large Trader Reporting for Physical Commodity Swaps

12/2/2010

Industry Filing  IF10-009

New York Portfolio Clearing, LLC - Pending DCO (Derivatives Clearing Organization) Application

New York Portfolio Clearing, LLC has requested the Commission issue an order (i) granting NYPC registration as a derivatives clearing organization and (ii) approving the cross-margining of US dollar-denominated interest rate futures contracts cleared by NYPC with US Treasury and other fixed income securities and repurchase agreements cleared by the Fixed Income Clearing Corporation.

Open Date: 11/1/2010
Closing Date: 12/2/2010
 
12/10/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 69058  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Request for Comment on a Proposal to Exempt, Pursuant to the Authority in Section 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act, the Trading and Clearing of Certain Products Related to the CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index and Similar Products

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Open Date: 11/10/2010
Closing Date: 12/10/2010
 
See also:
75 FR 81977 ,  12/29/2010  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Order Exempting the Trading and Clearing of Certain Products Related to the CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index and Similar Products

12/17/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 72816  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Public Input for the Study Regarding the Oversight of Existing and Prospective Carbon Markets

Open Date: 11/26/2010
Closing Date: 12/17/2010
 
12/17/2010

Industry Filing  IF10-010

Pending DCO Application ICE Trust U.S. LLC

Open Date: 11/17/2010
Closing Date: 12/17/2010
 
12/27/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 66014  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 160 Privacy of Consumer Financial Information; Conforming Amendments Under Dodd-Frank Act

Open Date: 10/27/2010
Closing Date: 12/27/2010
 
See also:
76 FR 43874 ,  7/22/2011  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 160 Privacy of Consumer Financial Information; Conforming Amendments Under Dodd-Frank Act

12/27/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 66018  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 162 Business Affiliate Marketing and Disposal of Consumer Information Rules

Open Date: 10/27/2010
Closing Date: 12/27/2010
 
See also:
76 FR 43879 ,  7/22/2011  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 162 Business Affiliate Marketing and Disposal of Consumer Information Rules

12/31/2010

Proposed Rule  75 FR 76706  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

Acceptance of Public Submissions on a Study Mandated by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Section 719(b)

Open Date: 12/9/2010
Closing Date: 12/31/2010
 
12/31/2010

Industry Filing  IF10-012

Rule - Product Terms and Conditions

Kansas City Board of Trade

Changes in storage fees and procedures, protein, and vomitoxin. Products Affected: Wheat

The comment period for this contract amendment ends December 31, 2010. The 45-day Commission review period for the contact amendment is through January 15, 2011. Public comments may be sent via E-mail to secretary@cftc.gov. Include KCBOT Contract Amendment for Wheat in the subject line of the message. Comments may also be faxed to (202) 418-5521; or mailed to: David A. Stawick, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.CFTC.gov/.

Open Date: 12/1/2010
Closing Date: 12/31/2010
 
6/3/2011

Proposed Rule  75 FR 63113  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 39 and 140 Financial Resources Requirements for Derivatives Clearing Organizations

Open Date: 10/14/2010
Closing Date: 12/13/2010
Extended Date: 6/3/2011
 
See also:
76 FR 25274 ,  5/4/2011  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Chapter I Reopening and Extension of Comment Periods for Rulemakings Implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

78 FR 49663 ,  8/15/2013  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 39 Enhanced Risk Management Standards for Systemically Important Derivatives Clearing Organizations

6/3/2011

Proposed Rule  75 FR 63732  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 1, 37, 38, 39, and 40 Requirements for Derivatives Clearing Organizations, Designated Contract Markets, and Swap Execution Facilities Regarding the Mitigation of Conflicts of Interest

Open Date: 10/18/2010
Closing Date: 11/17/2010
Extended Date: 6/3/2011
 
See also:
76 FR 722 ,  1/6/2011  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 1, 37, 38, 39, and 40 Governance Requirements for Derivatives Clearing Organizations, Designated Contract Markets, and Swap Execution Facilities; Additional Requirements Regarding the Mitigation of Conflicts of Interest

76 FR 25274 ,  5/4/2011  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Chapter I Reopening and Extension of Comment Periods for Rulemakings Implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

6/3/2011

Proposed Rule  75 FR 65586  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 1 Agricultural Commodity Definition

Open Date: 10/26/2010
Closing Date: 11/26/2010
Extended Date: 6/3/2011
 
See also:
76 FR 25274 ,  5/4/2011  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Chapter I Reopening and Extension of Comment Periods for Rulemakings Implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

76 FR 41048 ,  7/13/2011  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Part 1 Agricultural Commodity Definition

6/3/2011

Proposed Rule  75 FR 67642  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Parts 1 and 30 Investment of Customer Funds and Funds Held in an Account for Foreign Futures and Foreign Options Transactions

Open Date: 11/3/2010
Closing Date: 12/3/2010
Extended Date: 6/3/2011
 
See also:
76 FR 25274 ,  5/4/2011  //  Open PDF Version PDF Version

17 CFR Chapter I Reopening and Extension of Comment Periods for Rulemakings Implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act