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Due Process Requires US Committee on Foreign Investment to Let the Sunshine In

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Energy On July 15 the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit told CFIUS (the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States) that constitutional due process requires that parties subject to an adverse CFIUS determination must have the right to review and respond to the unclassified evidence used in making that […] Read more →

by   |   July 16, 2014

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Auditors of Futures Commission Merchants: Know the Audit Rules or You Will Be Fined

Energy A recent $100,000 settlement between the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and an accounting firm highlights — for accounting firms auditing Futures Commission... Read more →

by   |   May 6, 2014


CFTC Opens Broad Inquiry into Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting

Energy Following up on its January 21, 2014, formation of an interdivisional staff working group (Working Group) to review its swap data reporting and other provisions of Part 45 of its... Read more →

by   |   March 26, 2014


CFTC Schedules Conference on Regulatory Treatment of Forward Contracts with Embedded Volumetric Optionality

Energy The CFTC will hold a public conference on Thursday April 3, 2014, to discuss end-user issues with the Dodd-Frank Act, including the appropriate regulatory treatment of forward... Read more →

by   |   March 7, 2014