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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


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


CFTC pushes Dodd-Frank boundaries with manipulation case
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2015

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


Dodd-Frank anti-spoofing statute not void for vagueness for high frequency trader
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2015

In United States v. Coscia, the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division declined to dismiss an indictment for


CFTC’s Massad on end-users
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

CFTC Chair Timothy G. Massad delivered a speech on the importance of providing flexibility in the CFTC's regulations to accommodate hedging by


ISDA survey finds end users uncertain about new margin requirements
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

Derivatives end users are concerned about the impact of new margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives, with a large number unsure whether they


Democrats fend off changes to Volker Rule and derivative matters
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2015

The political gamesmanship has begun. According to Maxine Walters "Republicans attempted to move a package of 11 bills that contained controversial


Major banks agree to temporarily stay swap termination under ISDA protocol
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2014

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., or ISDA, announced that 18 major global banks, referred to as G-18, have agreed to sign a


Hedge fund and its partner and lawyer fail on motion to dismiss for breach of fiduciary duty
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2014

A case against a hedge fund, and one of its partners and in-house counsel, related to actions at a portfolio company and alleging breach of fiduciary


What really happened to the swap pushout rule and Dodd-Frank sleepers from Cromnibus
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2014

The swap pushout rule was originally embodied in Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Act. Among other things, it prohibited "federal assistance" to any