7 U.S. Code § 6f - Registration and financial requirements; risk assessment
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, no person desiring to register as futures commission merchant or as introducing broker shall be so registered unless he meets such minimum financial requirements as the Commission may by regulation prescribe as necessary to insure his meeting his obligation as a registrant, and each person so registered shall at all times continue to meet such prescribed minimum financial requirements: Provided, That such minimum financial requirements will be considered met if the applicant for registration or registrant is a member of a contract market or derivatives transaction execution facility and conforms to minimum financial standards and related reporting requirements set by such contract market or derivatives transaction execution facility in its bylaws, rules, regulations, or resolutions and approved by the Commission as adequate to effectuate the purposes of this subsection.
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Section 9 of the Federal Reserve Act, referred to in subsec. (c)(4)(B)(i), is section 9 of act Dec. 23, 1913, ch. 6, 38 Stat. 251, as amended, which is classified generally to subchapter VIII (§ 321 et seq.) of chapter 3 of Title 12, Banks and Banking.
2008—Subsec. (c)(4)(B)(i). Pub. L. 110–246, § 13105(b), substituted “complied” for “compiled”.
2000—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(5) [title II, § 252(b)], designated existing provisions as par. (1) and added pars. (2) and (3).
Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(5) [title II, § 252(c)], added par. (4).
Subsecs. (b), (c)(3)(B). Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(5) [title I, § 123(a)(6)], inserted “or derivatives transaction execution facility” after “contract market” wherever appearing.
1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–546, §§ 207(b)(1), 229(1), redesignated par. (1) as subsec. (a) and substituted “floor broker, or floor trader” for “or floor broker”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–546, § 229(1), (2), redesignated par. (2) as subsec. (b) and substituted “this subsection” for “this paragraph (2)”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–546, § 229(3), added subsec. (c).
1983—Par. (1). Pub. L. 97–444, § 208(1), made grammatical changes, made registration provisions applicable to introducing brokers, and substituted “revoked pursuant to the provisions of this chapter” for “revoked after notice and hearing as prescribed in this chapter”.
Par. (2). Pub. L. 97–444, § 208(2), made financial requirements applicable to introducing brokers.
1978—Par. (1). Pub. L. 95–405 substituted “Each registration shall expire on December 31 of the year for which issued or at such other time, not less than one year from the date of issuance, as the Commission may by rule, regulation, or order prescribe” for “All registrations shall expire on the 31st day of December of the year for which issued”.
1974—Pub. L. 93–463 substituted “Commission” for “Secretary of Agriculture”.
Par. (2). Pub. L. 90–258, § 7(b), substituted provisions that prescribed financial requirements for registration as futures commission merchant be met and continued at all times and that such requirements will be considered met by membership in a contract market and compliance with its minimum financial standards and related reporting requirements for former provisions for display of futures commission merchants’ registration certificates.
Amendment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234 by Pub. L. 110–246 effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, see section 4 of Pub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.
Amendment by section 207(b)(1) of Pub. L. 102–546 effective 180 days after Oct. 28, 1992, with Commodity Futures Trading Commission to issue any regulations necessary to implement such amendment no later than 180 days after Oct. 28, 1992, see section 207(c) of Pub. L. 102–546, set out as a note under section 6e of this title.
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