CFTC Federal Register Notice: Request for Public Comment on Areas of Rulemaking Under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - August 30, 2010

On August 26, 2010, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) issued the attached Federal Register notice requesting public comment on the 30 rulemakings identified by the CFTC to implement Title VII of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”).

This unusual CFTC release reflects the complexity and quantity of rulemaking the agency faces. Comments pursuant to this release are discretionary and should focus on topics that may be novel or not obviously on the list of topics the CFTC would be considering as it drafts its proposed rules.