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CFTC Proposes to Amend Whistleblower Rules to Provide Anti-Retaliation Enforcement Authority
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2016

The CFTC has proposed amendments to its whistleblower rules that reinterpret its anti-retaliation authority and proposes appropriate rule amendments


CFTC addresses definition of eligible contract participant
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 13 2012

Section 723(a)(2) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act amended Section 2(e) of the Commodity Exchange Act, or CEA to provide that “it shall be unlawful for any person, other than an eligible contract participant, or ECP, to enter into a swap unless the swap is entered into on, or subject to the rules of, a board of trade designated as a contract market under section 5.”


SEC adopts standards for risk management and operations of clearing agencies
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

The SEC has adopted rule 17Ad-22 that establishes standards for how registered clearing agencies should manage their risks and run their operations


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


SEC Finds Pre-IPO Transactions Were Unlawful Security-Based Swaps
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

The SEC announced that Equidate Inc. agreed to settle charges that it violated federal securities laws by failing to register security-based swaps


End-users are Dodd-Frank collateral damage according to CFTC Commissioner
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo recently delivered remarks where he stated "Unfortunately, caught up in some of the collateral damage


CFTC provides Chief Compliance Officers additional time to submit annual reports
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2015

The CFTC's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight issued a no-action letter to futures commission merchants, swap dealers and major swap


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


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