January 24, 2017

SIFMA AMG and IAA Submit Letter Regarding Uncleared Swap Margin March 1 Variation Margin Requirements

The SIFMA Asset Management Group (SIFMA AMG) and the Investment Adviser Association (IAA) submitted a follow-up letter regarding its request for a transitional period for variation margin implementation. The letter provides additional information in support of AMG’s December 16, 2016 letter requesting six-month transitional relief from the March 1 variation margin requirements and additional transitional relief for foreign exchange (FX) clients.

This letter was submitted to:

  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission 
  • European Banking Authority 
  • European Commission 
  • European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority 
  • European Securities and Markets Authority 
  • Farm Credit Administration 
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 
  • Federal Housing Finance Agency 
  • Japan Financial Services Agency 
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 
  • UK Financial Conduct Authority 



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