Alert May 17, 2011

CFTC Reopens and Extends Dodd-Frank Act Rulemaking Comment Periods

The CFTC issued a notice reopening and/or extending the comment period for a number of its rulemaking proposals designed to implement provisions of the Dodd‑Frank Act regulating swaps.  The proposals subject to this comment period reopening/extension are listed in the notice.  The notice also requests comment on the order in which the CFTC should consider final Dodd-Frank related rulemakings.  June 3, 2011 is the deadline for submitting comments on the rulemaking proposals and matters discussed in the notice.