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Notice I-17-26

December 14, 2017

FCM and RFED filing requirements for Christmas and New Year's Day—Reminder for upcoming holidays

This is a reminder that the following futures commission merchant (FCM) and retail foreign exchange dealer (RFED) regulatory filings will be impacted as follows by the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays:

Christmas Day—December 25, 2017

  • Daily segregated, 30.7 secured, cleared swaps customer collateral and daily forex statements prepared as of December 22, 2017 are required to be submitted by 12:00 noon on December 26, 2017; and
  • Daily segregated, 30.7 secured, cleared swaps customer collateral and daily forex statements are required to be prepared as of December 25, 2017 and are required to be submitted by 12:00 noon on December 26, 2017.

New Year's Day—January 1, 2018

  • Daily segregated, 30.7 secured, cleared swaps customer collateral and daily forex statements prepared as of December 29, 2017 are required to be submitted by 12:00 noon on January 2, 2018;
  • Daily segregated, 30.7 secured and cleared swaps customer collateral statements are not required to be prepared as of January 1, 2018; and
  • Daily forex statements are required to be prepared as of January 1, 2018 and are required to be submitted by 12:00 noon on January 2, 2018.

Any information filed by FCMs or RFEDs after its due date must be accompanied by a fee for each business day that it is late.

Holiday Filing Schedule

Visit NFA's website to view a complete schedule of daily filing requirements for upcoming holidays and an updated calendar of Segregated Investment Detail Report (SIDR) due dates. NFA recommends viewing the calendars and keeping this Notice as a reference for the upcoming 2018 holiday filing requirements.

For more information about filing financial reports, visit NFA's website.

Questions concerning the requirements should be directed to NFA's Information Center (800-621-3570 or 312-781-1410 or information@nfa.futures.org).

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