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CFTC Beats Kraft’s Motion to Dismiss on Novel Claim
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2015

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


CFTC Adopts Final Margin Rules for Uncleared Swaps
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

The CFTC has approved a final rule on margin requirements for uncleared swaps for swap dealers (SDs) and major swap participants (MSPs). The new


Overstock.com to Sell Securities Using Bitcoin Blockchain Technology
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2015

Overstock.com has filed this Form S-3 which proposes to sell securities using Bitcoin blockchain technology. The S-3 has not yet been declared


CFTC brings first ever charges for insider trading in commodities
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

The CFTC issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Arya Motazedi for engaging in fraudulent transactions in the New York


CFTC report indicates CFTC botched swap dealer de minimis exemption
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2015

CFTC staff issued a preliminary report regarding the swap dealer de minimis exception. Under CFTC rules, market participants who exceed $8 billion in


Banking regulators adopt end-user exemption for swap margin requirements
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

The Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation approved a final rule to establish margin requirements for swaps that are not


CFTC moves against Bitcoin transactions
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2015

In the space of just seven days, the CFTC has brought two enforcement actions regarding Bitcoin transactions. Coinflip, Inc. In the first action, the


SEC says fantasy stock trading violates securities laws; charges others for selling illegal security-based swaps
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

The SEC issued an Investor Alert which says fantasy stock trading for small amounts of money can violate provisions of securities laws implemented by


Kraft moves to dismiss novel CFTC manipulation claim
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

The CFTC accused Kraft Food Groups, Inc. and former parent Mondelez Global LLC with manipulation pursuant to Section 6(c)(1) of the Commodities


CFTC says securitization SPVs eligible for end-user exception
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

The CFTC issued a no-action letter to Ford Motor Credit to clarify that a securitization special purpose vehicle, or SPV, that is wholly-owned by