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CFTC charges California man and his company with commodity options fraud
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2009

The CFTC charges David Michael Kogan and his company, First Capital Futures Group, with operating a fraudulent commodity scheme involving 58 customers and causing more than $3 million in customer losses


SEC Commissioner and CFTC Chairman testify on the draft Financial Stability Improvement Act of 2009
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2009

SEC Commissioner Elisse B. Walter testified before the House Committee on Agriculture concerning the Discussion Draft of the Financial Stability Improvement Act (Discussion Draft


Swaps bill proposed
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2009

Senators Carl Levin and Susan Collins introduced legislation that would allow the SEC, the CFTC and the FDIC to regulate swaps agreements


Hearings on derivatives to be held
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2009

The Senate Agriculture Committee has scheduled a hearing to be held on June 4, 2009, on “Regulatory Reform and the Derivatives Markets.”


SEC Chairman Schapiro speaks at Treasury Department press briefing on OTC derivatives
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2009

SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro began her speech by noting that there is widespread agreement that OTC derivatives, particularly credit default swaps, may have contributed greatly to the “financial mess we’re cleaning up today.”


SEC Chairman Schapiro testifies on the regulatory perspectives on the Obama Administration’s financial regulatory reform proposals
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2009

SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services about the regulatory perspectives of the Obama Administration’s financial regulatory reform proposals


CFTC Chairman Gensler testifies regarding OTC derivatives
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) 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 the House on over-the-counter derivatives
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2009

SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro testified before the House Committee on Agriculture on the regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and, in particular, the Over-the-Counter Derivatives Markets Act of 2009, proposed in August by the Treasury