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CFTC Chief Supports Extension of Swap Dealer De Minimis Exemption
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2016

Under current CFTC rules, market participants who exceed $8 billion in gross notional swap dealing activity over a twelve-month period are required to


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 Supplemental Proposal Would Authorize Exchanges to Administer More Flexible Approach to Bona Fide Hedge Exemption to Position Limits
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2016

The CFTC has published a proposed supplement to its December 2013 proposed rule on position limits that would, among other things, authorize


OTC Markets, Inc. Asks SEC To Open Regulation A to Reporting Issuers
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2016

On June 6, 2016, the OTC Markets Group Inc., the entity operating three major over-the-counter marketplaces ("OTC"), submitted a rulemaking petition


CFTC proposal invites private litigation of RTO market manipulation theories
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

With its proposed order issued earlier this week, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) may be making an already complicated landscape


CFTC Collects $2.69 Million in Spoofing Action
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2016

The CFTC announced that a federal court in New York issued a Consent Order imposing a permanent injunction against CFTC Defendants Heet Khara and


CFTC Proposes Guidance Clarifying that Certain Electric Capacity and Natural Gas Peaking Contracts are not “Swaps”
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2016

The CFTC has proposed guidance that certain capacity contracts in electric power markets and certain natural gas peaking supply contracts should not


CFTC Eliminates Certain Trade Option Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for End Users
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2016

The CFTC approved a final rule today that removes trade option reporting and recordkeeping requirements applicable to non-swap dealermajor swap


CFTC Provides Delivery Method for Volcker Rule CEO Attestation
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2016

The Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, announced that certain banking entities


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