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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

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CFTC Taking Action on Inaccurate Reporting

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Broker-Dealer, Energy The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is increasingly taking action on inaccurate reporting by market participants.  In the past year, the CFTC has entered into three settlements with market participants for filing inaccurate reports. Recently, the CFTC settled with ICE Futures U.S., Inc. for $3 million for inaccurately filing clearing member reports and record data […] Read more →

by   |   April 8, 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

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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

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CFTC’s Massad on End-Users

Derivatives, Energy CFTC Chair Timothy G. Massad delivered a speech on the importance of providing flexibility in the CFTC’s regulations to accommodate hedging by commercial end-users of... Read more →

by   |   February 26, 2015