On October 18, 2011, the Commodity Futures Trading
Commission ("Commission") adopted, by a vote of 3 to 2, a final rule regarding
position limits for certain physical commodity derivatives ("Final Rule")
pursuant to the Commodity Exchange Act ("CEA"), as amended by the Dodd...
In a no-action letter issued on October 12, 2012 (the
"No-Action Letter"), the Office of the General Counsel ("OGC") of the Commodity
Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") clarified a number of matters relating
to the parties and guarantors that will qualify for treatment...
by Lawrence B. Patent and Cary J. Meer
The Division of Swap Dealer and
Intermediary Oversight ("DSIO") of the Commodity Futures Trading
Commission ("CFTC") issued responses on August 14, 2012 to frequently
asked questions ("FAQs") submitted by several trade...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - (Mealey's) A federal judge in
Florida on April 24 signed consent orders in which defendants agreed to pay
nearly $55 million to end a suit in which the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading
Commission (CFTC) alleged that they orchestrated a $28 million Ponzi scheme to