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Banks would be allowed to invest in several different kinds of private funds under a massive new set of reforms being considered by Washington regulators. ...
Depending on who you listen to, the proposal either ignores Congress’ intent or makes common sense
The CFTC is proposing a rule to prohibit ‘‘post-trade name give-up’’ practices related to trading on swap execution facilities
On the same day that SEC commissioners narrowly approved cross-border swap rules, the CFTC followed suit
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the ‘‘Commission’’) is proposing to amend part 13 of its regulations to eliminate the provisions that set forth the procedure ...
This final rule provides an exemption from registration for CPOs and CTAs of family offices
This final rule would eliminate the filing requirements for Forms CPO–PQR and CTA–PR for certain classes of CPOs and CTAs
The changes harmonize the CFTC’s rules with the SEC’s
The Commission is now proposing to restore the inadvertently deleted Detailed Requirements provision
Three CFTC commissioners won’t have to leave Washington, D.C., bound for Chicago to appear in federal court over claims they allegedly violated a federal judge’s ...
RELEASE Number 8062-19 October 24, 2019   CFTC Charges Upstream Energy Services with Acting as an Unregistered Futures Commission Merchant Washington, DC – The U.S. ...
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“Commission” or “CFTC”) is seeking comment on a proposed amendment to the margin requirements for uncleared swaps for swap dealers ...
A dictionary defines “comity” as a “friendly social atmosphere” and the Oct. 16 meeting of the CFTC met that definition although a hint of hostility ...
Revised no-action relief for the European Stability Mechanism from the swap clearing requirement in Section 2(h)(1) of the Commodity Exchange Act and Commission Regulations 50.2 ...
RELEASE Number 8053-19 October 16, 2019   CFTC Charges Nevada Company and its Owner in $11 Million Cryptocurrency Fraud and Misappropriation Scheme Federal Court Issues ...
Revised no-action position with respect to uncleared swaps with the European Stability Mechanism under Commission Regulations 23.150-159, 23.161.
RELEASE Number 8052-19 October 15, 2019   Federal Court Orders Managed Fund and CEO to Pay More Than $17.2 Million in a Commodities Fraud Scheme ...
A unique donnybrook is playing out in federal court that pits a federal judge against the CFTC over claims the Commission violated the judge’s confidentiality ...
This chart, dated from August 2019, shows the organization of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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