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CFTC Chairman Gensler testifies regarding OTC derivatives
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2009

CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry to request the urgent enactment of broad reforms to regulate OTC derivatives to ensure that the OTC derivatives markets are transparent and free from fraud, manipulation and other abuses


CFTC Chairman Gensler speaks before the Managed Funds on the regulation of OTC derivatives and hedge funds
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2009

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler spoke before the Managed Funds Association in Chicago, Illinois, regarding the regulation of OTC derivatives and hedge funds


CFTC Chairman Gensler testifies before Senate regarding the Commission’s 2010 Budget
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2009

CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, Committee on Appropriations, on the CFTC’s 2010 Budget


SEC Chairman Schapiro testifies before Senate subcommittee concerning regulation of OTC derivatives
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2009

SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs concerning the regulation of OTC derivatives and the “gap in regulation of OTC derivatives, which under current law are largely excluded or exempted from regulation.”


Acting director of CFTC’s Division of Enforcement testifies to the House regarding the implications of Zelener and increasing the CFTC’s jurisdiction
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2009

Stephen Jay Obie, Acting Director of the Division of Enforcement of the CFTC, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture, Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management regarding the continuing implications of the CFTC v. Zelener case, where the trial court ruled that the CFTC lacked jurisdiction over the “rolling spot” contracts


SEC charges operators of $80 million Ponzi scheme targeting Korean-Americans
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2009

The SEC charged two California men, Peter C. Son and Jin K. Chung, and two companies they controlSNC Asset Management, Inc. and SNC Investments, Inc.for conducting an $80 million Ponzi scheme that targeted Korean-American investors with false promises of extraordinarily high returns from foreign currency (forex) trading


Hedge fund sanctioned by CFTC for allegedly making false statements concerning its market positions to the Chicago Board of Trade
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2009

The CFTC settled charges against EMF Financial Products, LLC (EMF), a CFTC registrant based in New York, N.Y., for making false statements and failing to disclose material information concerning its market positions and financing to the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT


SEC and CFTC hold joint meetings for harmonization of market regulation
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2009

The SEC and the CFTC held joint meetings on harmonizing regulation


Legislation introduced by Senator Reed to make regulation of derivatives comprehensive
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2009

U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), Chairman of the Banking Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment, introduced the Comprehensive Derivatives Regulation Act of 2009 (CDRA


Schoenfeld appointed as CFTC Director of Division of Market Oversight
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2009

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the appointment of Steven Schoenfeld to serve as Director of the Division of Market Oversight