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Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head: What the CFTC’s Preliminary Report on the Swap Dealer Definition Might Mean for Energy Companies

Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head: What the CFTC’s Preliminary Report on the Swap Dealer Definition Might Mean for Energy Companies

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC,” or the “Commission”) has begun a process to assess the de minimis exception to the Commodity Exchange Act’s swap dealer definition in connection with the end of the definition’s phase-in period in December 2017. At that time the swap dealer de minimis threshold will automatically fall from $8 billion to $3 billion, unless the Commission specifies a different de minimis threshold.

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