CFTC issues final residual interest rule

CFTC issues final residual interest rule

Change to CFTC rule addresses concerns raised by ag industry over margin requirements.

THE Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) revised its policy and issued a final rule affecting certain procedural requirements for how futures commission merchants (FCMs) and their customers meet margin requirements.

The final rule ensures that the current deadline for depositing residual interest will not be changed without an opportunity for public comment.

The residual interest deadline is the time at which FCMs mus

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