The CFTC announced today that it will extend the comment period for the supplemental proposal for Regulation AT until May 1, 2017. This is in keeping with Acting Chairman Giancarlo’s remark during SEFCON VII earlier this month, when he pointed out that an extension was warranted “based on the complexity of the supplemental notice and the well-reasoned requests from interested parties.” This

As noted in prior publications (see links below) Giancarlo has advocated for the reform or re-examination of a number of Obama-era CFTC rulemakings, including proposed Regulation AT:

Giancarlo delivers speech urging regulatory reform

Post-Election Outlook: Derivatives Regulatory Agenda