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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Dodd-Frank Derivatives

CFTC Collects $2.69 Million in Spoofing Action

Derivatives, Litigation The CFTC announced that a federal court in New York issued a Consent Order imposing a permanent injunction against CFTC Defendants Heet Khara and Nasim Salim, residents of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), prohibiting them from engaging in spoofing in violation of the Commodity Exchange Act. The Order requires Khara to pay a $1.38 million […] Read more →

by   |   April 5, 2016

CFTC Eliminates Certain Trade Option Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for End Users

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC approved a final rule today that removes trade option* reporting and recordkeeping requirements applicable to non-swap dealer/major swap participant counterparties... Read more →

by   |   March 16, 2016

CFTC Provides Delivery Method for Volcker Rule CEO Attestation

Derivatives The Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, announced that certain banking entities subject to Appendix B of Part... Read more →

by   |   March 15, 2016

CFTC Beats Kraft’s Motion to Dismiss on Novel Claim

Derivatives, Litigation In the first case of its kind, the CFTC 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   |   December 22, 2015