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CFTC Acting Chairman unveils proposal for the restructuring of government oversight of financial markets
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 12 2008

The Acting Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) outlined a proposal for a major overhaul of the regulatory framework overlaying the financial system

CFTC requests comments on OCC clearing of gold and silver trust derivatives
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2008

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has requested comments on its initial decision, in response to a petition by the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC), to exempt, pursuant to section 4(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA), the trading and clearing of options and security futures products based on iShares COMEX Gold Trust Shares and iShares Silver Trust Shares (collectively, the Shares) from certain provisions of the CEA

Year in review: government enforcementfinancial litigation developments
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2015

This year we have seen a number of interesting and important developments in the world of government enforcement and financialregulatory litigation

Federal Reserve remains under scrutiny; CFTC reopens comment period on position limits, staff to hold roundtable
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

This week, Congress will continue its focus on examining potential reforms to the Federal Reserve. Last week, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

Financial services update October 20 2014 federal rules effective dates
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2014

Exclusion of Utility Operations-Related Swaps With Utility Special Entities From De Minimis Threshold for Swaps With Special

SEC releases data on the reporting and dissemination of security-based swap information
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2014

On October 17, 2014, the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") published analyses of data on the reporting and dissemination of security-based

CFTC Commissioner Giancarlo Sounds the Alarm (Again) on Flash Crashes, Dodd-Frank and Bank Capital Constraints
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 11 2016

On October 11, 2016, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Christopher Giancarlo made an important request to other financial

Ex-Airline Employee Sued by CFTC for Insider Trading of Futures Based on Misappropriated Information
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2016

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission brought and settled charges against Jon Ruggles, a former trader for Delta Airlines, for trading accounts in

SEC proposes amendments to Regulation A
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2013

On December 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") proposed new amendments to Section 3(b) (known as Regulation A) of

My View: The Sun Did Come Out Tomorrow - Conjecture on Financial Services Regulation in the Trump Years
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2016

Many people were stunned last Tuesday night when Donald J. Trump became the president-elect of the United States, and many were afraid that the sun