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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Dodd-Frank Anti-Spoofing Statute Not Void for Vagueness For High Frequency Trader

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Derivatives, Litigation In United States v. Coscia, the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division declined to dismiss an indictment for “spoofing” against a high frequency trader under 7 U.S.C. §§ 6c(a)(5)(C) and 13(a)(2) based on the defendants allegations that the statute was void for vagueness. It is important to note that since this […] Read more →

by   |   April 18, 2015

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CFTC Pushes Dodd-Frank Boundaries With Manipulation Case

Derivatives, Energy In the first case of its kind, the CFTC has accused Kraft Food Groups, Inc. and former parent Mondelez Global LLC with manipulation pursuant to Section 6(c)(1) of the Commodities... Read more →

by   |   April 4, 2015

CFTC Provides Chief Compliance Officers Additional Time to Submit Annual Reports

Derivatives The CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight issued a no-action letter to futures commission merchants, swap dealers and major swap participants, referred to as... Read more →

by   |   March 29, 2015

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CFTC to Shift Enforcement Actions to Administrative Courts

Banking, Derivatives, Energy, Litigation The CFTC plans to revive the use of administrative courts to bring enforcement actions for violations of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC regulations, according to recent... Read more →

by   |   March 21, 2015