Business News: CFTC Allows Additional UK Multilateral Trading Facilities to Operate without CFTC Registration as Exempt SEFs

Business News: CFTC Allows Additional UK Multilateral Trading Facilities to Operate without CFTC Registration as Exempt SEFs

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an amended order that will allow an additional four multilateral trading facilities (MTFs) authorized within the European Union (EU) to be exempted from the requirement to register with the CFTC as swap execution facilities (SEFs).

The amended order exempts four United Kingdom-based MTFs – Creditex Brokerage LLP, Currenex, FX Connect, and Thomson Reuters – from SEF registration.  These MTFs have been added to the CFTC’s original December 2017 order that exempted certain MTFs and organised trading facilities (OTFs) from the SEF registration requirement.

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