CFTC Puts Final Stamp of Approval on $8B Swap De Minimis Threshold

More than six years after the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) first adopted an $8 billion swap dealer de minimis threshold, the agency on Monday approved a final rule making the limit official.

November 6, 2018

CFTC Extends $8B Swap De Minimis Threshold Through 2019

The $8 billion swap dealer de minimis threshold adopted by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) five years ago will remain in place until at least the end of 2019, following a CFTC vote Thursday.

October 26, 2017

CFTC to Delay De Minimis Decision Another Year, Giancarlo Says

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Christopher Giancarlo said Wednesday he will request the regulatory agency postpone a decision on the de minimis threshold by a year, effectively delaying implementation until the end of 2018.

October 11, 2017

CFTC Offers No-Action Relief on ‘Swap Dealer’ Definition Exceptions

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight in a letter released Friday said it would provide no-action relief from certain requirements in the exception from the definition of the term "swap dealer," a decision that excludes utility operations-related swaps from the calculation of the de minimis threshold.

March 24, 2014

FERC OKs Projects to Deliver Marcellus Gas to Canada

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Thursday issued certificates for National Fuel Gas Supply Corp.’s Northern Access Project and Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s 230C Project, both of which would clear the path for the delivery of more Marcellus shale gas north into Canada.

October 24, 2011