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7/26/2018 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The CTC’s latest proposal, adopted by an unanimous vote, is touted to “reduce unnecessary burdens on registrants and market participants by simplifyin...
8/11/2017 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Just five days before the CFTC’s position limits’ exemption rule was to take effect, the agency responded to industry concerns and announced a two-yea...
8/10/2017 | Content area: CPO/CTA
According to the SIFMA AMG/MFA Request, without relief addressing each of the items listed above, certain aspects of the Final Aggregation Rule are un...
8/03/2017 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Signs point to the CFTC going ahead with its new requirement that firms alert the Commission if they qualify for an exemption from the new position li...
2/23/2017 | Content area: CPO/CTA
If author Stephen King had it right when he said “brevity makes sweetness,” then the CFTC’s rules around bona fide hedging can seem as sour as a bite ...
1/30/2017 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Make no mistake about it: we need position limits. In my time as a Commissioner, I have spoken with farmers, processors, and others involved in produc...
12/08/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Congress via Dodd-Frank in 2010 ordered the CFTC to set position limits for derivatives as a way to limit excessive speculation. The CFTC has now re-p...
12/05/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
We have made many changes to the 2013 proposal we inherited that are reflected in today’s reproposal. Certain aspects have been previously proposed in...
12/05/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
With today’s repreposal, the Commission moves one step closer to the implementation of position limits as directed by Congress in 2010. CFTC staff has...
12/05/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
My concern regarding previous earlier proposals has been that they would restrict bona fide hedging activity or harm America’s agriculture and energy ...
8/04/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Despite the uncertainty created when UK voters opted to flee the EU, Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority is moving forward with guidance for firms t...
5/27/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“Commission” or “CFTC”) is proposing revisions and additions to regulations and guidance proposed in 2013 co...
5/26/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
This proposal is a critical piece of our effort to complete the position limits rule this year. Another key piece of that effort was the Commission’s ...
5/26/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
Importantly, the proposal would also allow certain spread exemptions from federal position limits. It would establish a process to permit exchanges to...
3/23/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The long arm of the law can reach back through time. Violations that occurred during the height of the financial crisis resulted in a CFTC enforcement...
3/11/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
The report was never intended to be a distraction from the substantive policy work of the Committee and the volunteer members who give their time and ...
3/02/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
One side points to a new report that claims “scant evidence” supports the CFTC’s proposed implementation of position limits for 28 commodities derivat...
2/25/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
It must be noted that the U.S. District Court has concluded that the CFTC is not under any unambiguous mandate to impose position limits.25 Therefore,...
2/25/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
I am pleased to announce that the Committee has released a report authorized under the Dodd-Frank Act. It was important that the Committee summarize i...
2/25/2016 | Content area: CPO/CTA
I would also like to renew my call to finalize the position limits rule. We have discussed the same issues in multiple forums and for far too long, wh...


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